, Volume 32, Supplement 1, pp 73–76 | Cite as

Sulphasalazine in the Long Term Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • D. E. Bax
  • R. S. Amos
Section 3: Outcome Measures and Long Term Assessment


The clinical outcome of rheumatoid arthritis patients treated long term with sulphasalazine or parenteral gold was studied. The rate of withdrawal from gold because of inefficacy was less frequent than that for patients receiving sulphasalazine. However, patients on sulphasalazine withdrew less frequently because of adverse reactions.


Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Patient Sulphasalazine Late Relapse Term Management 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. E. Bax
    • 1
  • R. S. Amos
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RheumatologyNether Edge HospitalSheffieldUK

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