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Vitamin B complex trials for rheumatoid arthritis

In this trial‡, 43 participants with rheumatoid arthritis were randomly allocated to receive 5 mg vitamin B9 with or without 100 mg vitamin B6 once a day for 12 weeks.

  • There was no reported difference in change in the disease activity score or number of painful or swollen joints.
  • Those who received the Vitamin B9 and B6 combination demonstrated significantly greater reductions in some markers of inflammation.
  • No side-effects were recorded.

‡ A trial of low quality. Results of this trial were given a lower weighting when we came to our conclusion about the compound.

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