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Hydroxychloroquine effectiveness in reducing symptoms of hand osteoarthritis: a randomized trial

Abstract:

Synovitis is believed to play a role in producing symptoms in persons with hand osteoarthritis, but data on slow-acting anti-inflammatory treatments are sparse.To determine the effectiveness of hydroxychloroquine versus placebo as an analgesic treatment of hand osteoarthritis.Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial with 12-month follow-up. (ISRCTN registry number: ISRCTN91859104).13 primary and secondary care centers in England.Of 316 patients screened, 248 participants (8...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.7326/m17-1430

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Kingsbury, SR More by this author
Tharmanathan, P More by this author
Ronaldson, SJ More by this author
Grainger, A More by this author
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Publisher:
American College of Physicians Publisher's website
Journal:
Annals of Internal Medicine Journal website
Volume:
168
Issue:
6
Pages:
385-395
Publication date:
2018-02-20
DOI:
EISSN:
1539-3704
ISSN:
0003-4819
Pubs id:
pubs:826250
URN:
uri:c106e6bb-e2e8-4f85-b731-085f129c8083
UUID:
uuid:c106e6bb-e2e8-4f85-b731-085f129c8083
Local pid:
pubs:826250
Language:
English

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