Table 2

Percentage of patients who maintained clinical remission at week 40 in DB treated patients who were still in the DB period at week 40

Taper arm (n=102)Withdrawal arm (n=20)
DAS28(ESR) <2.664/74 (86.5)11/13 (84.6)
SDAI ≤3.357/74 (77.0)12/13 (92.3)
CDAI ≤2.856/74 (75.7)12/13 (92.3)
  • LOCF analysis.

  • CDAI, Clinical Disease Activity Index; DAS28(ESR), 28-joint Disease Activity Score based on erythrocyte sedimentation rate; DB, double-blind; LOCF, last observation carried forward; SDAI, Simplified Disease Activity Index.