Last updated on February 2019

A Study to Assess the Efficacy and Safety of Golimumab in Pediatric Participants With Moderately to Severely Active Ulcerative Colitis


Are you eligible to participate in this study?

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

  • Conditions: Ulcerative Colitis
  • Age: Between 2 - 17 Years
  • Gender: Male or Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Must either be currently receiving treatment with, or have a history of having failed to respond to, or have a medical contraindication to at least 1 of the following therapies: oral or intravenous corticosteroids, 6-mercaptopurine, methotrexate or azathioprine OR must either have or have had a history of corticosteroid dependency (that is an inability to successfully taper corticosteroids without a return of the symptoms of ulcerative colitis [UC]) OR required more than 3 courses of corticosteroids in the past year
  • Moderately to severely active UC (as defined by baseline Mayo score of 6 through 12 [endoscopy {sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy} sub score assigned by local endoscopist], inclusive), including a (sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy) sub score greater than or equal to (>=2)
  • If receiving parenteral or enteral nutrition, must have been on a stable regimen for at least 2 weeks prior to the first administration of study intervention at Week 0
  • No history of latent or active tuberculosis prior to screening
  • Acceptable evidence of immunity to measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella

Exclusion Criteria:

  • History of liver or renal insufficiency; significant cardiac, vascular, pulmonary, gastrointestinal, endocrine, neurologic, hematologic, rheumatologic, psychiatric (including suicidality), or metabolic disturbances
  • History of malignancy or macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) or hemophagocytic lymphohistiocytosis (HLH)
  • Have UC limited to the rectum only or to <20 percent (%) of the colon
  • Presence of a stoma
  • Presence or history of a fistula
  • Contraindications to the use of golimumab or infliximab or anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF-alpha) therapy per local prescribing information

Recruitment Status: Open


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