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The Clinical Study on Treating Acute Gouty Arthritis Using Both Internal and External Therapy of Tonifying Spleen and Descending Turbid

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Last updated:1st May 2014

This research is based on spleen trapped by dampness and turbid which is the pathogenesis of gouty arthritis.It uses effective prescription of Endocrinology of Dongzhimen Hospital.In this study, the investigators use multi-center randomized parallel controlled clinicaltrials.The treatment groups are afforded oral traditional Chinese medicine decoction-tonifying spleen and descending the turbid decoction as well as soaking and wet wrapping.The control groups are afforded diclofenac sodium enteric-coated tablets as a positive control drug.The outcome is evaluated by condition of symptoms remission,pain relief time, recurrence rate and laboratory index to determine the efficacy of internal and external treatment.And the research will provide optimized diagnosis and treatment program. The investigators hope this research will also get tonifying spleen and descending the turbid internal and external treatment for gouty arthritis effective clinical treatment.

Study Type: Interventional

Study Design: Allocation: Randomized

Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study

Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment

Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor)

Primary Purpose: Treatment

Estimated Enrollment: 120

Study Start Date: May 2014

Estimated Primary Completion Date: December 2015 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)


Active Comparator: treatment group
Take oral medicine of tonifying spleen and descending turbid, one bag each time, two times a day, continuous treatment for 10 days.The onset of the joints afford steeping washing and wet wrapping medicine of descending turbid and clearing heat, once per day, continuous treatment for 10 days.

Active Comparator: Control group
Take diclofenac sodium enteric-coated, 50 mg, three times a day, continuous treatment for 10 days.


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Study start date 2014-05-01

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