Randomized Placebo Phase Study of Rilonacept in the Treatment of Systemic Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (RAPPORT)

Status: Completed
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Intervention Type: Biological
Study Type: Interventional
Study Phase: Phase 2

Systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (SJIA) is a type of arthritis that typically occurs before 16 years of age. SJIA usually involves heat, pain, swelling, and stiffness in the body's joints. It can also involve fever, rash, anemia, and inflammation in various parts of the body. Rilonacept is a drug that can reduce inflammation. The purpose of this study is to determine whether a rilonacept drug regimen initiated early is more effective than a similar rilonacept drug regimen initiated 4 weeks later when treating children and young adults with SJIA.

Participation Requirements
Sex: All
Minimum Age: 1
Maximum Age: 19
Healthy Volunteers: No

• Fulfills International League Against Rheumatism (ILAR) criteria for SJIA

• Duration of SJIA lasting at least 6 weeks since onset

• Active disease as defined by at least two joints with active disease

• Not currently receiving methotrexate OR if taking methotrexate, the dose has remained stable or has been discontinued for 4 weeks prior to screening

• Has never received certain biologics OR if previously received biologics, discontinued etanercept for at least 4 weeks prior to screening and discontinued infliximab or adalimumab for at least 8 weeks prior to screening

• Not currently receiving corticosteroids OR if taking oral corticosteroids, the dose has remained stable between 2 and 60 mg/day for at least 2 weeks prior to screening

United States
New York
Montefiore Medical Center
Time Frame
Start Date: November 2008
Completion Date: June 2013
Target number of participants: 71
Experimental: Group 1
Loading dose of rilonacept (4.4mg/kg) at Week 0, followed by rilonacept 2.2 mg/kg/week for the remainder of the study
Placebo Comparator: Group 2
Placebo for 4 weeks, followed by rilonacept loading dose (4.4mg/kg), followed by rilonacept 2.2 mg/kg/week for the remainder of the study
Leads: Montefiore Medical Center
Collaborators: National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

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