A Non-Interventional Study in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis Who Are Treated With RoActemra/Actemra (Tocilizumab)
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This observational study will evaluate the use and efficacy of RoActemra/Actemra (tocilizumab) in monotherapy in routine clinical practice in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Eligible patients initiated on RoActemra/Actemra treatment according to the approved label will be followed for 6 months.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Patients with rheumatoid arthritis initiated on treatment with RoActemra/Actemra in monotherapy
Adult patients, >/= 18 years of age
Moderate to severe rheumatoid arthritis according to the revised (1987) ACR criteria
Patients in whom the treating physician has made the decision to commence RoActemra/Actemra treatment in accordance with the local label; this can include patients who have received RoActemra/Actemra treatment within 8 weeks prior to the enrolment visit
Patients who for any reason do not take methotrexate and the treating physician has made a decision to prescribe RoActemra/Actemra as monotherapy
Patients who were previously on a TNF inhibitor as monotherapy, and the treating physician has made a decision to prescribe RoActemra/Actemra as monotherapy
Concomitant treatment with corticosteroids (orally and intra-articularly) and/or NSAIDs is allowed
Patients who have received RoActemra/Actemra more than 8 weeks prior to the enrolment visit
Patients who have previously received RoActemra/Actemra in a clinical trial or for compassionate use