J Tradit Chin Med. 1997 Sep; 17(3): 163-7.
Therapeutic effects of the instant rheumatoid medicinal granules for treatment of acute rheumatoid arthritis--a report of 34 cases.
Xiyuan Hospital Affiliated to China Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Beijing.
The Instant rheumatoid medicinal granules (IRMG [symbol: see text]) is a proprietary drug for oral administration after being dissolved in boiled water. It consists of the herbs for clearing away heat, detoxifying, eliminating dampness, promoting flow of qi, invigorating blood circulation and relieving pain, used for treatment of acute rheumatoid arthritis. Of the 34 cases treated, 5 cases were clinically cured, and 15 cases markedy effective, the total effective rate being 91.23%. IRMG also showed certain action on immune regulation.