Last updated on July 2018

A Study of JHL1101 Versus MabThera in Subjects With Severe Rheumatoid Arthritis


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

You may be eligible for this study if you meet the following criteria:

  • Conditions: Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Age: Between 18 - 80 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Moderate to severe active RA
  • Documented intolerance to or inadequate response to at least 12 weeks of treatment with the licensed regimen of at least one TNF inhibitor therapy
  • Women of childbearing potential must use a medically acceptable means of birth control and agree to continue its use during the study and for at least twelve months after the last dose of study drug.

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of a severe allergic reaction or anaphylactic reaction to a biological agent or history of hypersensitivity to any component of the study drug including known hypersensitivity or allergy to a murine product
  • Class IV as per the Classification of Global Functional Status in Rheumatoid Arthritis or wheelchair/bed-bound
  • Have any significant systemic involvement with RA such as vasculitis, pulmonary fibrosis or Felty's syndrome
  • History of or current inflammatory joint disease other than RA or other systemic disorder where the treatment or current or potential symptoms could confound the assessment of RA, with the exception of secondary Sjgren's syndrome
  • Concomitant or recent DMARD treatments for RA
  • Oral corticosteroids >10mg/day prednisone equivalent or dose which has not been stable for the 4 weeks prior to Baseline
  • Receipt of an intra-articular or other injectable corticosteroid within 4 weeks prior to Screening
  • Intolerance or contraindications to IV corticosteroids
  • Use of NSAIDs which have not been at a stable dose within 2 weeks prior to Baseline.
  • Have undergone surgical treatments for RA including synovectomy and arthroplasty in more than 3 joints and/or within the last 8 weeks prior to Screening
  • History of major surgery within the 12 weeks prior to Screening
  • History of an infected joint prosthesis which subsequently has not been surgically removed/replaced
  • Positive serological test for HBsAg, hepatitis B core antibody or hepatitis C serology.
  • History of HIV infection, or a positive test at Screening
  • History of tuberculosis (TB) infection.
  • Acute clinical manifestations of herpes zoster virus or herpes simplex.
  • Active infection of any kind or any major episode of infection requiring hospitalization within 24 week prior to Baseline or requiring treatment with IV anti-infective agents within 8 weeks prior to Baseline or oral anti infective agents within 2 weeks prior to Baseline
  • Subjects at risk of progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) as per protocol
  • Any significant cardiac disease
  • Subjects with a history of solid-organ transplantation
  • History of lympho- or myeloproliferative disorder or malignancy within the last 5 years

Other protocol-defined inclusion/exclusion criteria may apply.

Recruitment Status: Open


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