Long-term Safety and Efficacy of Sirukumab in Participants With RA Completing Studies CNTO136ARA3002 or CNTO136ARA3003


About this study

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the long-term safety and efficacy of CNTO 136 (sirukumab) in participants with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) who are unresponsive to treatment with modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) or anti-TNF alpha agents.

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Completed participation in Studies CNTO136ARA3002 or CNTO136ARA3003
  • Signed an informed consent form (ICF) indicating that they understand the purpose of and procedures required for the study and are willing to participate in the study
  • Signed an informed consent form (ICF) for pharmacogenetics research (how a person's genes may affect a drug's effects) in order to participate in the optional pharmacogenetics component of this study. Refusal to give consent for this component does not exclude a participant from participation in this clinical study

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Withdraws consent and/or discontinues participation in study CNTO136ARA3002 or CNTO136ARA3003
  • Is pregnant
  • Has active diverticulitis
  • Has any condition that, in the opinion of the investigator, would make participation not be in the best interest (eg, compromise the well-being) of the participant or that could prevent, limit, or confound the protocol-specified assessments

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Eric Matteson, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

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