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Table 2 Antirheumatic treatment of SAPHO patients on antibiotics at baseline

From: Efficacy of antibiotic therapy for SAPHO syndrome is lost after its discontinuation: an interventional study

Medication except antibiotics SAPHO patients (n = 30)
No medication 8 (27)
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugsa 10 (33)
Prednisolone 2 (7)
   Dosage (mg/day) 5.0 (4.0 to 6.0)
Sulfasalazineb 1 (3)
Methotrexate 8 (27)
   Dosage (mg/week) 12.8 (10.0 to 15)
Etanerceptc 3 (10)
Bisphosphonated 3 (10)
  1. Data presented as n (%) or mean (range). aNonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in a stable daily dosage: diclofenac, 100 or 150 mg daily; naproxen, 1,000 or 1,500 mg daily; ibuprofen, 800, 1,200 or 1,600 mg daily; celecoxib, 200 mg daily. bSulfasalzine in a dosage of 2 g daily. cEtanercept in a dosage of 50 mg weekly. dAlendronat in a weekly dosage of 70 mg.