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A Retrospective Observational Study on Compliance in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis on Treatment With RoActemra/Actemra (Tocilizumab) in Clinical Practice (REMISSION II)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : July 25, 2012
Last Update Posted : November 2, 2016
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Hoffmann-La Roche

Brief Summary:
This multicenter, retrospective observational study will evaluate compliance an reasons for withdrawal in patients with moderate to severe active rheumatoid arthritis on treatment with intravenous RoActemra/Actemra (tocilizumab) in daily clinical practice. Data will be collected from each eligible patient over a period of 6 months.

Condition or disease
Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 183 participants
Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Multicenter REtrospective Study to Evaluate coMpliance to Therapy and Drug survIval of Tocilizumab (TCZ) in patientS With Moderate to Severe actIve rheumatOid Arthritis in routiNe Daily Clinical Practice (REMISSION II Study)
Study Start Date : May 2012
Actual Primary Completion Date : May 2013
Actual Study Completion Date : May 2013

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Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Percentage of patients on RoActemra/Actemra at 6 months after initiating treatment [ Time Frame: 12 months ]

Secondary Outcome Measures :
  1. Frequency of withdrawal (according to reasons) [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  2. Frequency of dose modifications [ Time Frame: 12 months ]
  3. Change in disease activity (DAS28) [ Time Frame: from baseline to Month 6 or withdrawal, whichever comes first ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
Rheumatoid arthritis patients suitable for treatment with RoActemra/Actemra according to SPC

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients, >/= 18 years of age
  • Moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis according to the revised 1987 ACR criteria at baseline
  • RoActemra/Actemra treatment must have been initiated 6 months prior to ICF signing
  • Patient eligible according to the summary of product characteristics (SPC) and routine clinical practice/European recommendations for the use of biologic DMARDs for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Rheumatic autoimmune disease other than RA
  • Participation in interventional clinical trials during the observational period

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01649817

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Agia Paraskevi, Greece, 15342
Agios Dimitrios, Greece, 17343
Argiroupoli, Greece, 16452
Athens, Greece, 11473
Athens, Greece, 11521
Athens, Greece, 155 62
Athens, Greece
Chalandri, Greece
Chania, Greece, 73134
Eleusina, Greece, 19200
Herakleio, Greece, 71307
Ioannina, Greece, 455 00
Kifisia, Greece
Korinthos, Greece, 20100
Peristeri, Greece, 12934
Peuki, Greece, 15121
Rethymno, Greece, 74100
Serres, Greece, 62122
Thessaloniki, Greece, 54621
Thessaloniki, Greece, 54622
Thessaloniki, Greece, 54623
Thessaloniki, Greece, 54624
Thessaloniki, Greece
Volos, Greece, 38221
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hoffmann-La Roche
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Study Director: Clinical Trials Hoffmann-La Roche

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Responsible Party: Hoffmann-La Roche Identifier: NCT01649817     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: ML28258
First Posted: July 25, 2012    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: November 2, 2016
Last Verified: November 2016
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Arthritis, Rheumatoid
Joint Diseases
Musculoskeletal Diseases
Rheumatic Diseases
Connective Tissue Diseases
Autoimmune Diseases
Immune System Diseases