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Abatacept Pregnancy Exposure Registry

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT01087125
Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified January 2019 by Bristol-Myers Squibb.
Recruitment status was:  Recruiting
First Posted : March 16, 2010
Last Update Posted : February 1, 2019
University of California, San Diego
The Organization of Teratology Information Specialists
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the abatacept pregnancy registry is to monitor planned and unplanned pregnancies exposed to abatacept, to evaluate the possible teratogenic effects (that is, any abnormal development) of this medication in the pregnancy outcome and to follow live born infants for one year after birth.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment
Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug: No Interventions

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Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 240 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Abatacept Pregnancy Exposure Registry OTIS Autoimmune Diseases in Pregnancy Project: An Extension Study
Actual Study Start Date : September 30, 2006
Estimated Primary Completion Date : December 31, 2019
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 31, 2019

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Drug Information available for: Abatacept

Group/Cohort Intervention/treatment
Pregnant RA patients with abatacept exposure during pregnancy Drug: No Interventions
No Interventions

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Major structural birth defects of newborns [ Time Frame: Throughout pregnancy and up to 1 year of life ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. 3 or more minor structural defects [ Time Frame: at dysmorphological exam ]
  2. Spontaneous abortion [ Time Frame: throughout pregnancy ]
  3. Premature delivery [ Time Frame: throughout pregnancy ]
  4. Small for gestational age [ Time Frame: at birth ]
  5. Postnatal growth deficiency [ Time Frame: throughout pregnancy and up to 1 year of life ]
  6. Postnatal serious infections, hospitalizations or malignancies [ Time Frame: 1st year of life ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Pregnant women

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Inclusion Criteria:

  • Currently pregnant women who agree to the conditions and requirements of the study including the interview schedule, release of medical records, and the physical examination of live born infants

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Women who come in first contact with the project after prenatal diagnosis of a fetal abnormality

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01087125

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Contact: Recruiting sites have contact information. Please contact the sites directly. If there is no contact information, please email:
Contact: First line of the email MUST contain NCT# and Site #.

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United States, New Jersey
Bristol-Myers Squibb Recruiting
Princeton, New Jersey, United States, 08540
Contact: Bristol-Myers Squibb, Site 0001    877-311-8972      
Sponsors and Collaborators
Bristol-Myers Squibb
University of California, San Diego
The Organization of Teratology Information Specialists
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Study Director: Bristol-Myers Squibb Bristol-Myers Squibb
Additional Information:
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Responsible Party: Bristol-Myers Squibb Identifier: NCT01087125    
Other Study ID Numbers: IM101-121
First Posted: March 16, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 1, 2019
Last Verified: January 2019
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases