Table 4.24Wthdrawals

StudyTreatmentOutcomesFollow-upResult – best treatment
1 RCT64
Level 1++
IFX + MTX vs MTXWithdrawalsOver the 2 yearsSimilar
1 RCT63
Level 1+
CSA + MTX + methylprednisolone vs SSZWithdrawals due to lack of efficacy48 weeksArm 1
Withdrawals due to AEsNS

From: 4, Referral, diagnosis and investigations

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