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ACE Report #10418
Ace Report Cover Hand & Wrist

No significant difference for improvement of erosive hand OA pain between adalimumab and placebo

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

A randomised double-blind placebo-controlled crossover trial of HUMira (adalimumab) for erosive hand OsteoaRthritis - the HUMOR trial

Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2018 Jul;26(7):880-887. doi: 10.1016/j.joca.2018.02.899

Contributing Authors: LL Laslett G Jones N Bellamy P Bird D Aitken F Pan IK Haugen P Otahal

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43 patients with erosive hand osteoarthritis were included in a crossover, randomized design to evaluate the efficacy of adalimumab as a treatment option. Patients were randomized to the order in which they received intervention with either adalimumab or placebo for 12 weeks. There was an 8-week washout period between treatment phases. Improvement in patient-reported pain, stiffness, and function ...

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