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ACE Report #10207
Ace Report Cover Osteoarthritis

Extended-release triamcinolone acetonide (FX006) versus placebo in knee osteoarthritis treatment

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Effects of a Single Intra-Articular Injection of a Microsphere Formulation of Triamcinolone Acetonide on Knee Osteoarthritis Pain: A Double-Blinded, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Multinational Study

J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2018 Apr 18;100(8):666-677

Contributing Authors: DJ Hunter JR Lieberman JR Johnson PG Conaghan SB Cohen VB Kraus N Bodick J Lufkin D Jevsevar F Berenbaum DG Jones AI Spitzer NP Katz DJ Burgess

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486 patients with Kellgren-Lawrence grade II-III knee osteoarthritis were randomized to one of three groups: single intraarticular injection of 32mg extended-release triamcinolone (FX006; Flexion Therapeutics); single intraarticular injection of 40mg triamcinolone acetonide crystalline suspension (TAcs); or single intraarticular injection of placebo saline. Patients were assessed primarily with re...

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