Last updated on January 2019

Comparison of Two Strategies of Glucocorticoid Withdrawal in Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients

Brief description of study

The purpose of this study is to compare the proportion of patients who could withdraw from prednisone and hydrocortisone one year after a progressive decrease of GC (GC tapering) or a hydrocortisone replacement therapy in rheumatoid arthritis in remission or low disease activity.

Detailed Study Description

French multicenter double-blind controlled parallel-group randomized clinical trial Phase IV assessing whether a hydrocortisone replacement therapy could increase the success rate of GC withdrawal at one year, in patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis in low disease activity or remission, in comparison to progressive decrease of GC (GC tapering).

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT02997605

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Clermont-Ferrand Hospital

Clermont-Ferrand, France
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Recruitment Status: Open

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