Find out if you qualify for one of the ORAL trials. Apply online or call 866-439-6626.

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Study FAQs

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  • Q1. How do I know if I qualify for one of the ORAL trials?
  • If you are over 18 and have been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis you may be eligible to participate in one of the ORAL trials. Both men and women can participate. Find out if you may be eligible.
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  • Q2. How do I enroll in the ORAL trials?
  • If you think you may be interested in participating in the ORAL trials, first find out if you may be eligible. If you are eligible, you may apply to participate online or contact us by phone at 866-439-6626.
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  • Q3. How much does it cost to participate in the ORAL trials?
  • It does not cost anything to enroll in the ORAL trials. Moreover, if you are eligible, you will receive study-related medical care, including visits with a rheumatologist at no cost.
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  • Q4. How long will I be enrolled in the ORAL trials?
  • If you are eligible, you will participate in one of six ORAL trials, which will last from six to 24 months, depending on the trial. Should you decide to enroll, your study doctor will tell you which of the six trials is best for you, according to your treatment history.
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  • Q5. How do I know which ORAL trial to enroll in?
  • After visiting a study doctor at the site nearest you, he or she will tell you which of the ORAL trials is best for you according to your treatment history. You do not need to choose a trial yourself.
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  • Q6. What is CP-690,550?
  • The investigational drug in the ORAL trials is called CP-690,550 and is being developed as a non-biologic potential DMARD (Disease Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drug). Learn more about CP-690,550.
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  • Q7. How is CP-690,550 administered?
  • CP-690,550 is a pill taken by mouth, unlike many current RA treatments which are injected under the skin or infused.
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  • Q8. Can I get CP-690,550 without participating in the ORAL trials?
  • At this time CP-690,550 is not currently on the market anywhere in the world. For now, participation in the ORAL trials is the only way to access the investigational drug.