Observational Trial With Enbrel


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Muenster, NRW, 48149, Germany


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Eligibility Criteria
The disease, disorder, syndrome, illness, or injury that is being studied.
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Females and Males
Pediatric Trials: 0-17 Years
Adult Trials: 18+ Years
18 + years
Inclusion Criteria
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- Clinical diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis

Exclusion Criteria
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- Sepsis or risk for sepsis,

- Acute infection,

- Hypersensitivity against Etanercept


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Descriptive Information
Brief Title Observational Trial With Enbrel
Official Title A 1 Year Observational Study of the Use of Etanercept in Routine German Clinical Practice to Treat Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: a Health Economic, Safety and Effectiveness Evaluation
Brief Summary The diagnosis, evaluation and treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) continue to undergo rapid change. Randomized controlled trials such as the TEMPO study have demonstrated the efficacy and safety of the combination of etanercept and methotrexate. Importantly, the TEMPO study showed that patients treated with etanercept and methotrexate could reach the newer therapeutic goals of low disease activity and remission, and that the physicians, patients, and payers are no longer prepared to accept the goal of "Reduction of symptoms". RCT are important and powerful tools in assessing efficacy and safety but have their limitations in terms of generalisability. In order to assess health economics, clinical effectiveness and safety of etanercept, they need to be measured by performing observational studies of unselected patients. This study aims to provide a holistic assessment of patients receiving etanercept in a real world setting. This will include centers that would not normally take part in RCT. The study will assess treatment with etanercept with descriptive statistics of the following parameters: Health economic, Safety, Effectiveness. In addition, there was a previous study of similar design, but of only 3 months duration (101354), which will allow comparison with historical data. Since previous study, there have been a number of significant changes: Introduction of a new formulation for etanercept (Enbrel® 50mg · once weekly), Definition of early RA has been modified to short disease duration (from 3 months to 1 year).
Detailed Description Non-interventional study: subjects to be selected according to the usual clinical practice of their physician
Study Type Observational
Study Design Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Target Follow-Up Duration Not Provided
Biospecimen Not Provided
Sampling Method Non-Probability Sample
Study Population Only patients for whom the decision has already been made to initiate treatment with Enbrel® can be enrolled in this observational trial. These patients must have a proven diagnosis of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Condition Rheumatoid Arthritis
Intervention Drug: etanercept
The patients will be treated in accordance with the requirements of the labelling of Enbrel® in Germany. The dosage and duration of therapy is to be determined by the physician to meet the patients' individual needs for treatment.
Other Name: Enbrel
Study Groups/Cohorts Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis
Intervention: Drug: etanercept
Publications * Druce KL, Aikman L, Dilleen M, Burden A, Szczypa P, Basu N. Fatigue independently predicts different work disability dimensions in etanercept-treated rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis patients. Arthritis Res Ther. 2018 May 29;20(1):96. doi: 10.1186/s13075-018-1598-8.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
Recruitment Information
Recruitment Status Completed
Actual Enrollment
 (submitted: July 25, 2014)
Original Enrollment Not Provided
Actual Study Completion Date April 2013
Actual Primary Completion Date April 2013   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Clinical diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Sepsis or risk for sepsis,
  • Acute infection,
  • Hypersensitivity against Etanercept
Sexes Eligible for Study:All
Ages 18 Years and older   (Adult, Older Adult)
Accepts Healthy Volunteers No
Contacts Contact information is only displayed when the study is recruiting subjects
Listed Location Countries Germany
Removed Location Countries  
Administrative Information
NCT Number NCT00488475
Other Study ID Numbers 0881A1-102335
Has Data Monitoring Committee No
U.S. FDA-regulated Product Not Provided
IPD Sharing Statement Not Provided
Responsible Party Pfizer
Study Sponsor Pfizer
Collaborators Not Provided
Study Director:Pfizer CT.gov Call CenterPfizer
PRS Account Pfizer
Verification Date July 2014