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Discontinuation rates in clinical trials in musculoskeletal pain: meta-analysis from etoricoxib clinical trial reports.

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INTRODUCTION: Patient adherence to therapy in clinical practice is often low, and the difference between efficacy measured in clinical trials and effectiveness in clinical practice is probably a function of discontinuation of therapy because of lack of efficacy or because of unmanageable or intolerable adverse events. Discontinuation is frequently measured in clinical trials but is not usually described in detail in published reports, often because of limitations in the size of publications....

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10.1186/ar2422

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Journal:
Arthritis research and therapy
Volume:
10
Issue:
3
Pages:
R53
Publication date:
2008
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EISSN:
1478-6362
ISSN:
1478-6354
URN:
uuid:7dcaeaf6-ed89-4c6b-b916-bb73a62adbdc
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240909
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pubs:240909

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