Efficacy and tolerability of celecoxib in the treatment of acute gouty arthritis: a randomized controlled trial.

@article{Schumacher2012EfficacyAT,
  title={Efficacy and tolerability of celecoxib in the treatment of acute gouty arthritis: a randomized controlled trial.},
  author={Harold R. Schumacher and Manuela F. Berger and Julie Li-Yu and Fernando Perez-Ruiz and Rub{\'e}n Burgos-Vargas and Chunming Li},
  journal={The Journal of rheumatology},
  year={2012},
  volume={39 9},
  pages={1859-66}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the analgesic efficacy of high-dose celecoxib in the treatment of moderate to extreme pain and inflammation associated with acute gouty arthritis. METHODS A multinational, randomized, double-blind, double-dummy, active-controlled trial was done with patients (aged≥18 years) with acute gouty monoarthritis or oligoarthritis (onset of pain≤48 h before enrollment). Patients were treated for 8 days with 1 week followup and were randomized 1:1:1:1 to receive celecoxib 50 mg… CONTINUE READING
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