Table 4

Concomitant treatments. Results are shown as the number of patients receiving each treatment

Ciprofloxacin group
Placebo group (n=35)
 Intra-articular224-151 184-151
NSAIDs4-150 3634
Systemic antimicrobial drugs
 Before randomisation2221
Other drugs910
  • 4-150 NSAIDs = non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs; DMARDs = disease modifying antirheumatic drugs.

  • 4-151 In the ciprofloxacin group the total number of intra-articular injections given was 96 and in the placebo group 62.