Study Evaluating the Combination of Etanercept and Methotrexate in Rheumatoid Arthritis Subjects
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This study is an open label extension of a previously completed double-blind, randomized study comparing etanercept and methotrexate in subjects with active rheumatoid arthritis. All subjects will receive combination treatment with etanercept and methotrexate.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Subjects who completed the previous double-blind,randomized study.
Ability to reconstitute and self-inject test etanercept (ETN) or have a designee who can do so.
Dose of prednisone>10 mg/day (or equivalent) or dose changed within 2 weeks before week 0 evaluation.
Clinically relevant concurrent medical events including: uncompensated congestive heart failure (CHF), diagnosis of multiple sclerosis or other central demyelinating diseases, presence or history of confirmed blood dyscrasias, cancer or history of cancer, serious infection within 1 month of test article administration or active infection at week 0.