EMBRACE-SC: Observational Study of Subcutaneous (SC) Tocilizumab Alone or in Combination With Conventional Disease-Modifying Antirheumatic Drugs (cDMARDs) in Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Autoimmune Disorder
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Trial Status:


This trial runs in
  • Agios Syllas, Kavala
  • Athens
  • Athina
  • Chaidari
  • Ioannina
  • Karditsa
  • Marousi
  • Mitilini
  • Nea Smyrni
  • Patra
  • Patras
  • Thessaloniki
  • Volos
  • Πειραιας
Trial Identifier:

NCT02648035 ML29855

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      Trial Summary

      The purpose of this study is to evaluate the percentage of participants treated with subcutaneous (SC) Tocilizumab who are still on treatment after 52 weeks and the factors that play a major role in continuation of treatment.

      Hoffmann-La Roche Sponsor
      NCT02648035,ML29855 Trial Identifier
      Tocilizumab Treatments
      Rheumatoid Arthritis Condition
      Official Title

      Multicenter, Post-Marketing, Non-Interventional, Observational Study to Evaluate Persistence to Tocilizumab SC as Monotherapy or in Combination With cDMARD Treatment in RA Patients in Greece: the EMBRACE-SC Study.

      Eligibility Criteria

      All Gender
      ≥18 Years Age
      No Healthy Volunteers
      Inclusion Criteria
      • Aged >/= 18 years of age with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) for whom the treating physician has made the decision to start subcutaneous (SC) Tocilizumab (TCZ) treatment according to approved label within 4 weeks prior to enrolment.
      Exclusion Criteria
      • Participants who have been receiving Tocilizumab (TCZ) for more than 4 weeks prior to enrolment.
      • Participants who have received TCZ in past treatments.
      • Participants who have received treatment with any investigational agent within 4 weeks (or 5 half-lives of investigational agent, whichever is longer) of starting treatment TCZ SC.
      • Participants with a history of autoimmune disease or of any joint inflammatory disease other than rheumatoid arthritis (RA).

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