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The changing use of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis from the United Kingdom General Practice Research Database

Rheumatology

Jul 21, 2005

C J EdwardsC Cooper

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To describe the use of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and changing trends in their use. We used the General Practice Research Database (GPRD) to describe DMARD use by patients with RA identified using ICD-9 codes. The GPRD i...read more

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Antirheumatic Drugs, Disease-Modifying
Antirheumatic Agents
Sulfasalazin medac
Survival Analysis
Prednisolone
Family Medicine (Field)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
General Practice (Field)
Methotrexate
Methotrexate, (DL)-Isomer
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The changing use of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis from the United Kingdom General Practice Research Database

Rheumatology

Jul 21, 2005

C J EdwardsC Cooper

PMID: 16030083

DOI: 10.1093/rheumatology/kei024

Abstract

To describe the use of disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and changing trends in their use. We used the General Practice Research Database (GPRD) to describe DMARD use by patients with RA identified using ICD-9 codes. The GPRD i...read more

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Antirheumatic Drugs, Disease-Modifying
Antirheumatic Agents
Sulfasalazin medac
Survival Analysis
Prednisolone
Family Medicine (Field)
Rheumatoid Arthritis
General Practice (Field)
Methotrexate
Methotrexate, (DL)-Isomer
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