Last updated on October 2019

Study to Evaluate the Real-World Effectiveness Safety and Tolerability of Treatment With Apremilast in Psoriatic Arthritis Patients Followed in Canadian Routine Care (APPRAISE


Brief description of study

This will be a Canadian observational study utilizing a prospective cohort design. Patients with active psoriatic arthritis (PsA) for whom the treating physician has decided, prior to and independently of enrollment in the study, to initiate treatment with Otezla will be considered for participation in the study.

Patients will be enrolled from the practices of predominantly community rheumatologists and will be followed for 12 months from the time of initiation of treatment with Otezla In line with the observational nature of the study, there will be no protocol imposed tests or assessments. However, recommended follow up visits will be at 4, 8 and 12 months. In addition, patients may be asked to voluntarily complete self-administered questionnaires.

The 24-month assessment will be aimed to determine whether or not treatment with Otezla has been maintained, and if not, to ascertain the reason for discontinuation and what new treatment was initiated following discontinuation of Otezla

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT03608657

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