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Table 2 Questionnaire: subjective evaluation by participants

From: Drug interaction between methotrexate and salazosulfapyridine in Japanese patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Questionnaire No. of participants
Question 1: Which was better for your physical condition, the combination therapy or the monotherapy? (n = 10)
 Combination therapy 0
 Monotherapy 3
 I found no difference 7
Question 2: Which treatment would you choose to receive in the future, the combination therapy or the monotherapy? (n = 10)
 Combination therapy 0
 Monotherapy 8
 Follow primary physician’s advice. 2
Question 3: Please give the reasons for your choice in question 2. (n = 8, multiple answers allowed)
 I want to reduce the number of drugs I am taking 6
 I felt better with monotherapy 3
 I am not worried about side effects 2
 The cost of drugs is important to me 1