Colchicine is not effective in relieving the symptoms of hand osteoarthritis, an Australian randomised controlled trial has shown. While the anti-inflammatory gout drug has previously shown some positive results in knee OA, a South Australian study involving 64 patients found that it was no better than placebo against pain or functional outcomes. In a 12 ...
Colchicine ineffective in hand OA: Australian study
By Michael Woodhead
1 Dec 2020