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Receipt No. R000005270
Scientific Title Corticosteroid-sparing effect of Actemra in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis refractory to anti-TNF agents, methotrexate and corticosteroid
Date of disclosure of the study information 2010/10/20
Last modified on 2010/10/19

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Basic information
Public title Corticosteroid-sparing effect of Actemra in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis refractory to anti-TNF agents, methotrexate and corticosteroid
Acronym CARAT study
Scientific Title Corticosteroid-sparing effect of Actemra in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis refractory to anti-TNF agents, methotrexate and corticosteroid
Scientific Title:Acronym CARAT study
Region
Japan

Condition
Condition rheumatoid arthritis
Classification by specialty
Clinical immunology
Classification by malignancy Others
Genomic information NO

Objectives
Narrative objectives1 To test the possibility to reduce dosage of prednisolone (PSL) of less than 5mg/day with low disease activity in DAS28 by switching anti-TNF agents to tocilizumab in RA patients refractory to anti-TNF agents, MTX and PSL of more than 5mg/day with moderate or high diseae activity in DAS28.
Basic objectives2 Efficacy
Basic objectives -Others
Trial characteristics_1 Exploratory
Trial characteristics_2
Developmental phase Not applicable

Assessment
Primary outcomes Proportion of patients with less than 5mg/day in observation period.
Key secondary outcomes In observation period,
1. proportion of patients free from PSL
2. proportion of patients with recurrent RA after tapering PSL dosage
3. proporiton of patients with less than 2.6 of DAS28
4. proportion of patients with less than 5mg/day of PSL to be maintained
5. proportion of improvement of mHAQ
6. severe adverse events

Base
Study type Interventional

Study design
Basic design Single arm
Randomization Non-randomized
Randomization unit
Blinding Open -no one is blinded
Control Uncontrolled
Stratification
Dynamic allocation
Institution consideration
Blocking
Concealment

Intervention
No. of arms 1
Purpose of intervention Treatment
Type of intervention
Medicine
Interventions/Control_1 tocilizumab
Interventions/Control_2
Interventions/Control_3
Interventions/Control_4
Interventions/Control_5
Interventions/Control_6
Interventions/Control_7
Interventions/Control_8
Interventions/Control_9
Interventions/Control_10

Eligibility
Age-lower limit
16 years-old <=
Age-upper limit
80 years-old >=
Gender Male and Female
Key inclusion criteria 1. Fulfill the RA classification criteria of American College of Rheumatology 1987.
2. More than 3.2 of DAS28-ESR.
3. Aged 16 to 80 years at registration.
4. PSL of 5 to 15mg/day in average is given and PSL of more 1mg/day in average has not been tapered for three months.
5. Both an anti-TNF agent and methotrexate of 4mg/week are given for more than 14weeks.
6. Written informed consent.
Key exclusion criteria 1. Be against the guideline of tocilizumab use by Japanese College of Rheumatology.
2. Infliximab dosage is more than 6mg/kg or administration interval of infliximab is within 6weeks.
3. Be true of class 4 in Steinblocker functional class within four weeks before tocilizumab administration.
4. Has been treated with tocilizumab so far.
5. PSL is increased in its dosage or newly administered within 2weeks before administration of tocilizumab.
6. Patients to whom the following treatments are administered within 4weeks before tocilizumab administration:
Newly use or increase in dose of DMARDs or immunosuppressive agents except for methotrexate.
Plasma exchange including leukocytapheresis.
Surgery such as total knee joint replacement which seems to have an influence on the evaluation of efficacy of tocilizumab.
7. Be pregnant or possible to be pregnant.
8. Have a past medical history of malignancy within 5years.
9. More than three times of ALT levels as high as standard in our institution.
Target sample size 25

Research contact person
Name of lead principal investigator
1st name
Middle name
Last name Teruhisa AZUMA
Organization Tenri Hospital
Division name General Internal Medicine
Zip code
Address 200, Mishima-cho, Tenri, Nara
TEL 0743-63-5611
Email

Public contact
Name of contact person
1st name
Middle name
Last name Teruhisa AZUMA
Organization Tenri Hospital
Division name General Internal Medicine
Zip code
Address 200, Mishima-cho, Tenri, Nara
TEL +81-743-63-5611
Homepage URL
Email tazuma@tenriyorozu.jp

Sponsor
Institute General Internal Medicine, Tenri Hospital
Institute
Department

Funding Source
Organization Tenri Hospital
Organization
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Category of Funding Organization Self funding
Nationality of Funding Organization

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Secondary IDs
Secondary IDs NO
Study ID_1
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Study ID_2
Org. issuing International ID_2
IND to MHLW

Institutions
Institutions 天理よろづ相談所病院(奈良県)

Other administrative information
Date of disclosure of the study information
2010 Year 10 Month 20 Day

Related information
URL releasing protocol
Publication of results Unpublished

Result
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Progress
Recruitment status Open public recruiting
Date of protocol fixation
2010 Year 07 Month 16 Day
Date of IRB
Anticipated trial start date
2010 Year 11 Month 01 Day
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Registered date
2010 Year 10 Month 19 Day
Last modified on
2010 Year 10 Month 19 Day


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URL(English) https://upload.umin.ac.jp/cgi-open-bin/ctr_e/ctr_view.cgi?recptno=R000005270

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