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Last refreshed on: 12 December 2020
Main ID:  NCT02541955
Date of registration: 01/09/2015
Prospective Registration: Yes
Primary sponsor: Dr. Veena Ranganath
Public title: Use of Acthar in Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Related Flares
Scientific title: Use of Acthar in Rheumatoid Arthritis Related Flares
Date of first enrolment: July 20, 2017
Target sample size: 40
Recruitment status: Recruiting
Study type:  Interventional
Study design:  Allocation: Randomized. Intervention model: Parallel Assignment. Primary purpose: Diagnostic. Masking: None (Open Label).  
Phase:  Phase 4
Countries of recruitment
United States
Name:     Veena K Ranganath, M.D.
Telephone: 310-825-6301
Name:     Veena K Rangantah, M.D., M.S.
Telephone: 310-825-3061
Name:     Veena K Ranganath, M.D., M.S.
Affiliation:  University of California, Los Angeles
Key inclusion & exclusion criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

1. Patient must meet 1987 ACR criteria

2. Age > 18 years of age

3. Baseline DAS28/Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR) >=3.2

4. Stable concomitant Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs (DMARDs)

5. Stable prednisone <10mg or equivalent

6. Power Doppler score of >=10

Exclusion Criteria:

1. Prior treatment with Acthar in the past 2mos

2. Meet one of the above RA flare requirements

3. Subjects who have received live or live attenuated vaccines within 6 weeks prior to
the first dose of study drug (or the zoster vaccine)

Age minimum: 18 Years
Age maximum: N/A
Gender: All
Health Condition(s) or Problem(s) studied
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
Drug: Acthar
Primary Outcome(s)
DAS28 [Time Frame: Baseline to 2 Weeks]
Ultrasound Power Doppler Score [Time Frame: Baseline to 2 Weeks]
Secondary Outcome(s)
HAQ-DI [Time Frame: Baseline to 4 Weeks]
Ultrasound Grey Scale Synovial Hypertrophy score [Time Frame: Baseline to 2 Weeks]
Secondary ID(s)
Acthar in Rheumatoid Arthritis
Source(s) of Monetary Support
Please refer to primary and secondary sponsors
Secondary Sponsor(s)
Ethics review
Results available:
Date Posted:
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