TABLE 10.

Therapeutic management of ReA

Therapy
Nonpharmacologic
    Patient education
    Management of extraarticular manifestations: use of topical corticosteroids, mydriatic agents, cycloplegics
    Physical therapy
    Occupational therapy
Pharmacologic
    Acute presentation
        NSAIDs: COX-1 and COX-2 inhibitors
        Antibiotics: tetracycline, erythromycin, ciprofloxacin
    Chronic or refractory presentation
        Second-line or DMARDs: sulfasalazine, methotrexate, cyclosporine, gold salts, leflunomide, 6-mercaptopurine, levamisole, bromocriptine
        Biological agents: infliximab, etanercept, adalimumab, thalidomide