No Clinical Benefit of 12 Weeks of Daily Oral Colchicine vs Placebo for Hand Osteoarthritis
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OrthoEvidence. No Clinical Benefit of 12 Weeks of Daily Oral Colchicine vs Placebo for Hand Osteoarthritis. ACE Report. 2021;17(1):4. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/13359
Colchicine is not effective for reducing osteoarthritic hand pain compared to placebo: a randomised, placebo-controlled trial (COLAH)Osteoarthritis Cartilage. 2021 Feb;29(2): 208-214.
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Sixty-four elderly patients diagnosed with hand osteoarthritis (OA) were randomized to receive 1 mg/day of colchicine (n=32) tablets or placebo tablets (n=32) for 12 weeks. The primary outcome of interest included hand pain measured using the Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), assessed at 6, 12 and 16 weeks follow-up. Secondary outcomes of interest included hand grip strength, tender and swollen joint (...
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