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Tofacitinib as monotherapy following methotrexate withdrawal in patients with psoriatic arthritis previously treated with open-label tofacitinib plus methotrexate: a randomised, placebo-controlled substudy of OPAL Balance

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Background:
Tofacitinib is an oral Janus kinase inhibitor for the treatment of psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and ulcerative colitis. This study evaluated the efficacy and safety of tofacitinib 5 mg twice daily monotherapy after methotrexate withdrawal.


Methods:
OPAL Balance was an open-label, long-term extension study of tofacitinib in patients with psoriatic arthritis who participated in the OPAL Broaden and OPAL Bey...

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Publication status:
Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/S2665-9913(20)30339-8

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Sub department:
Botnar Research Centre
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-4756-663X
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Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Rheumatology Journal website
Volume:
3
Issue:
1
Pages:
e28-e39
Publication date:
2020-11-16
Acceptance date:
2020-08-24
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EISSN:
2665-9913
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1133215
Local pid:
pubs:1133215
Deposit date:
2020-09-22

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