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A Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Oral Etrasimod in the Treatment of Adult Participants With Moderately to Severely Active Crohn's Disease


About the study

This is a Phase 2/3 study that comprises 5 substudies designed to evaluate the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of oral etrasimod as therapy in adult participants with moderately to severely active Crohn's disease (CD) who are refractory or intolerant to at least 1 of the current therapies for CD (ie, corticosteroids, immunosuppressants, or biologics). The overall duration of this study is up to 282 weeks, inclusive of the Screening Period, Treatment Period of up to 274 weeks (Induction, Extension or Maintenance, and Long-term Extension Periods), and the 4-Week Follow-Up Period for safety assessment.

Who can take part

You may be eligible to participate in the study if you meet the following criteria:


  • Eligibility criteria applicable to all substudies:
  • Inclusion Criteria:

    1. Men or women 18 to 80 years of age,
    2. Ability to provide written informed consent or assent and to be compliant with the schedule of protocol assessments
    3. Diagnosed with Crohn's disease (CD) ≥ 3 months
    4. Have moderately to severely active CD at Screening

    Demonstrated inadequate response (ie, primary non-response), loss of response to, or intolerance to ≥ 1 of the following therapies for the treatment of CD:

    1. Oral corticosteroids (eg, prednisone or its equivalent, budesonide)
    2. Immunosuppressants (eg, azathioprine [AZA], 6 mercaptopurine [6-MP], or methotrexate [MTX])
    3. Tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNFα) antagonists (eg, infliximab, adalimumab, certolizumab pegol, or biosimilars)
    4. Integrin receptor antagonist (eg, vedolizumab)
    5. Interleukin -12/-23 antagonist (eg, ustekinumab)
    6. Females of childbearing potential must be nonpregnant
    7. Females of childbearing potential and males must use contraception

    Inclusion Criteria for Substudy 3:

    Inclusion Criteria for Substudy 4:


    Exclusion Criteria:

    1. History of inadequate response (ie, primary non-response) to agents from ≥ 2 classes of biologics marketed for the treatment of CD (ie, TNFα antagonists, interleukin 12/ 23 antagonist, and integrin receptor antagonist).
    2. Have ulcerative colitis, indeterminate colitis, microscopic colitis, ischemic colitis, radiation colitis, diverticular disease associated colitis, toxic megacolon, or active infectious colitis or test positive for Clostridioides difficile toxin at Screening.
    3. Have functional or post-operative short-bowel syndrome or any associated complications that may require surgery or interfere with efficacy assessments
    4. Had surgical treatment for intra abdominal abscesses ≤ 8 weeks prior to randomization or surgical treatment for perianal abscesses ≤ 4 weeks prior to randomization.
    5. Had intestinal resection ≤ 24 weeks prior to randomization or other intra abdominal surgeries ≤ 12 weeks prior to randomization.
    6. Have an ileostomy or a colostomy.

    - Participants who entered the Extended Induction Period of Substudy 1 and Substudy 2 must have completed the Extended Induction -Week 6 Visit

    - Participant must have completed the Week 52 Visit of Substudy 3 or the Week 66 Visit of Substudy A

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    How to Apply

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    Study’s details


    Crohn's Disease

    Age (in years)

    18 - 80


    Phase 3

    Participants needed


    Est. Completion Date

    Aug 1, 2031

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