RA Misc: Corticosteroid

Glucocorticoids in rheumatoid arthritis: the picture is shaping up

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Despite the well-known efficacy of glucocorticoids (GCs), it is more common than exceptional that their known adverse event profile and co-morbidity implications…
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Long-term outcome is better when a methotrexate-based treatment strategy is combined with 10 mg prednisone daily: follow-up after the second Computer-Assisted Management in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis trial

Objectives In the second Computer-Assisted Management in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis trial, patients had started with methotrexate and 10 mg prednisone (MTX+pred) or placebo (MTX+plac). After the trial, prednisone was tapered and stopped, if possible. The objective was to compare, during the post-tri...
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