Table 1

Randomised controlled trials of glucocorticoids (GCs) added to csDMARDs in RA

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  • *Composite primary end point.

  • †Two separate publications based on the same study.

  • ACR, American College of Rheumatology; CRP, C reactive protein; csDMARD, conventional synthetic disease-modifying antirheumatic drug; DAS, Disease Activity Score; i.a., intra-articular; MR, modified release; p.o., per os; RA, rheumatoid arthritis; RoB, risk of bias.