Table 2

Treatment-emergent adverse events through safety follow up (day 31): incidence ≥ 5% in any treatment group

Number (%) of patients


Adverse event (AE)

SC placebo + oral indomethacin

(n = 77)1

SC rilonacept + oral indomethacin

(n = 73)1

SC rilonacept + oral placebo

(n = 75)


Any AE

23 (29.9)

34 (46.6)

27 (36.0)

Discontinuations due to AE

2 (2.6)

1 (1.4)

1(1.3)

Serious AE

0

3 (4.1)

0

Headache

6 (7.8)

4 (5.5)

7 (9.3)

Dizziness

4 (5.2)

3 (4.1)

2 (2.7)


1Numbers differ from patient disposition since one patient was administered the wrong drug.

Terkeltaub et al. Arthritis Research & Therapy 2013 15:R25   doi:10.1186/ar4159

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