This document is intended to provide guidance on the clinical evaluation of medicinal products other than non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). RA is a chronic systemic inflammatory disease of synovial joints and other organ systems. If left untreated, it causes joint destruction, deformity and functional impairment.

 

 

Posted on the EMA website on 4 June 2015