Table 2

 Remarks of respondents written on the questionnaire

RemarksFrequency (n = 34)
COBRA, Combinatietherapie Bij Reumatoide Artritis; MTX, methotrexate; RA, rheumatoid arthritis; SSZ, sulphasalazine.
1Prefer the use of a mild/revised COBRA therapy14
2All patients with early RA are enrolled in protocols5
3Prefer the use of steroid injections5
4Prescribing COBRA is complicated for the doctor4
5Using COBRA is unpleasant for the patient (amount of pills and side effects)4
6Other remarks:• Problem with the combination SSZ–MTX6
• Preference for other drugs