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Table 2 Observed response rates to treatment and outcome of disease

From: Chronic non bacterial osteitis- a multicentre study

Drug Number of patients used (%) (n = 131) Number of patients who responded Observed response rate (%)
NSAIDs 107 (81.6) 53/92 57.6
Bisphosphonates 89 (67.93) 61/89a 68.53
55/89b 61.79
Methotrexate 18 (13.74) 7/16 43.75
Corticosteroids 13 (9.92) 8/10 80
Adalimumab 11 (8.39) 10/11 90.9
Infliximab 8 (6.10) 7/8 87.5
Sulfasalazine 3 (2.29) 2/3 66.66
Etanercept 1 (0.76) 1/1 100
Mesalazine 1 (0.76) 1/1 100
  1. aclinical remission
  2. bclinical and radiological remission
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