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Study Comparing Enbrel (Etanercept) Plus Methotrexate Versus Enbrel Alone in Active Rheumatoid Arthritis Despite Current Methotrexate Therapy

Information source: Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer
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Condition(s) targeted: Rheumatoid Arthritis

Intervention: Methotrexate plus ENBREL or ENBREL alone (Drug)

Phase: Phase 4

Status: Completed

Sponsored by: Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer

Official(s) and/or principal investigator(s):
Medical Monitor, Study Director, Affiliation: Wyeth is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Pfizer

Summary

To investigate the changes in MRI-derived markers of joint inflammation and destruction and in biochemical markers of connective tissue metabolism and angiogenesis in rheumatoid arthritis patients treated with Enbrel and Enbrel+methotrexate.

Clinical Details

Official title: A Randomized Comparison of the Safety and Efficacy of Enbrel (Etanercept) Plus Methotrexate Versus Enbrel Alone in Patients With Active Rheumatoid Arthritis Despite Current Methotrexate Therapy

Study design: Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Primary outcome: To assess the efficacy and safety of substituting ENBREL versus adding ENBREL to Methotrexate in patients with active Rheumatoid Arthritis despite adequate Methotrexate therapy.

Secondary outcome: To evaluate the effect of combination therapy with ENBREL plus Methotrexate versus ENBREL alone on health-related quality of life measures.

Eligibility

Minimum age: 18 Years. Maximum age: N/A. Gender(s): Both.

Criteria:

Inclusion Criteria:

- In the case of contra-indications for MRI, the patient may participate in the

remaining part of the project. Exclusion Criteria:

- N/A

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Additional Information

Starting date: March 2003
Last updated: February 20, 2013

Page last updated: August 20, 2015

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