Table 6

Positive/negative sentiment csDMARDs reasons

Positive sentiment csDMARDs reasons
csDMARDsEfficacyTotal postsPercentageLack of side effectsTotal postsPercentage
Methotrexate7364905881.301762905819.45
Hydroxychloroquine2621302686.62439302614.5
Leflunomide21584925.32638497.42
Sulfasalazine61180376.1013580316.81
Negative sentiment for csDMARD
csDMARDs Lack of efficacy Total posts Percentage Side effects Total posts Percentage
Methotrexate4559910350.084091910344.94
Hydroxychloroquine1353239856.42966239840.28
Leflunomide13177716.8614177718.15
Sulfasalazine44582753.8126282731.68
  • csDMARD, conventional synthetic agents disease modifying anti-rheumatic drug .