rheumatology
Medicines

Fewer RA patients starting steroids and more patients stopping 

Oral glucocorticoid use in patients with rheumatoid arthritis is coming down over time, according to Australian registry data. However the study of 3,699 patients in the Australian Rheumatology Association Database (ARAD) failed to show that biologics had a significant glucocorticoid sparing effect. Instead, the findings may reflect an increasing awareness of the adverse effects associated ...

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