Table 2

Percentage of subjects on different drugs over time

YearAny DMARDPrednisonePatients (n)MethotrexateHydroxychloroquineLeflunomideAny non-biological DMARDEtanerceptInfliximabAdalimumabAny biological DMARD
198347.028.813072.99.7
198450.929.212544.812.9
198551.730.812488.912.3
198653.131.1138712.311.7
198754.533.3139514.812.2
198856.034.3150417.412.2
198955.333.5168919.811.3
199055.534.9177924.210.8
199157.737.4169329.712.5
199258.638.7167233.713.4
199361.440.7157837.015.7
199464.240.5168740.515.9
199566.240.6154243.717.0
199666.241.4153444.917.9
199767.641.9186446.920.2
199862.939.9224144.722.3
199964.440.4194546.024.34.863.83.50.13.5
200069.738.1157146.223.49.267.29.91.611.4
200171.135.3150646.623.510.566.713.64.317.6
200271.333.7106445.420.510.367.013.16.519.5
200374.536.6120147.419.611.868.615.88.00.824.2
200475.636.0110248.019.211.368.217.98.54.029.3
200576.034.3103548.317.910.367.119.38.55.532.7
200676.930.992048.019.09.766.521.78.87.036.9
  • Note: Since patients might be on multiple medications, the percentages may add up to greater than 100%.

  • DMARD, disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug.