Oral Prednisolone in the Treatment of Acute Gout: A Pragmatic, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized Trial.

@article{Rainer2016OralPI,
  title={Oral Prednisolone in the Treatment of Acute Gout: A Pragmatic, Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized Trial.},
  author={Timothy Hudson Rainer and Chi Hung Cheng and Hein J. E. M. Janssens and Chi Yin Man and Lai-shan Tam and Yu Fai Choi and Wah Hon Yau and Ka Hing Lee and Colin A. Graham},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={164 7},
  pages={464-71}
}
BACKGROUND Two recent double-blind, randomized, controlled trials (RCTs) showed that oral steroids and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs have similar analgesic effectiveness for management of gout, but the trials had small sample sizes and other methodological limitations. OBJECTIVE To compare the effectiveness and safety of oral prednisolone versus oral indomethacin in patients presenting to emergency departments (EDs) with acute gout. DESIGN Multicenter, double-blind, randomized… CONTINUE READING
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