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What are the possible risks of taking part in a clinical trial for arthritis treatment?

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The possible risks depend on the treatment and your condition. All the risks and side effects from the new treatment are unknown at the start of the clinical trial. You’ll be told of any known, possible side effects, as well as any new ones that crop up during your trial.

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Reviewed by David Zelman on September 13, 2018

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Reviewed by David Zelman on September 13, 2018

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