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Orudis in Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis and Osteoarthrosis of the Hip: Comparison with Indomethacin

Br Med J 1972; 4 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.4.5837.398 (Published 18 November 1972) Cite this as: Br Med J 1972;4:398
  1. A. N. Gyory,
  2. M. Bloch,
  3. H. C. Burry,
  4. R. Grahame

    Abstract

    In double-blind cross-over studies in 46 patients with rheumatoid arthritis and in 42 patients with osteoarthrosis of the hip, Orudis—a new non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agent—has been shown to be well tolerated and to have comparable therapeutic efficacy with indomethacin when given in equal dosage. Side effects were less severe with Orudis. The results suggest that Orudis will prove valuable in the clinical management of rheumatic diseases.