Low-dose prednisone inclusion in a methotrexate-based, tight control strategy for early rheumatoid arthritis.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Treatment strategies for tight control of early rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are highly effective but can be improved. OBJECTIVE To investigate whether adding prednisone, 10 mg/d, at the start of a methotrexate (MTX)-based treatment strategy for tight control in early RA increases its effectiveness. DESIGN A 2-year, prospective, randomized… (More)
DOI: 10.7326/0003-4819-156-5-201203060-00004

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