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Table 3 Prescriptions of DMARDs, prednisone and bisphosphonates

From: Bone erosions in rheumatoid arthritis can be repaired through reduction in disease activity with conventional disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs

Drug Repair observed Repair not observed
DMARDs
   Methotrexate 7 (53.8%) 59 (54.1%)
   Sulfasalazine 4 (30.8%) 35 (32.1%)
   Methotrexate and sulfasalazine 1 (7.7%) 18 (16.5%)
   Others 1 (7.7%) 11 (10.1%)
   None 2 (15.4%) 22 (20.2%)
Prednisone 7 (53.8%) 75 (68.8%)
Bisphosphonates 8 (61.5%) 79 (72.5%)
  1. Values are expressed as n (%). DMARDs, disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs.