1. Discontinuing the offending drug: The first step in treating drug-induced lupus erythematosus is to discontinue the offending drug.
2. Corticosteroids: Corticosteroids, such as prednisone, are often used to reduce inflammation and suppress the immune system.
3. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs): NSAIDs, such as ibuprofen and naproxen, can help reduce pain and inflammation.
4. Immunosuppressants: Immunosuppressants, such as cyclophosphamide and azathioprine, can help suppress the immune system and reduce inflammation.
5. Antimalarial drugs: Antimalarial drugs, such as hydroxychloroquine, can help reduce inflammation and suppress the immune system.