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Andrographis paniculata trials for rheumatoid arthritis

Sixty people with rheumatoid arthritis were given either Andrographis paniculata tablets containing 30 mg of andrographolides or placebo tablets containing lactose three times a day for 14 weeks.

  • Although there was some improvement in joint tenderness and function in the Andrographis group, there were no differences in the outcomes compared to placebo.
  • Three of the participants in the Andrographis group reported headaches.


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