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Myochrysine - Dosage - Side Effects - Drug Interactions - Warnings

Myochrysine (gold sodium thiomalate) drug information, dosage, side effects, drug interactions, and warnings. Myochrysine, generic drug name gold sodium thiomalate, often called injectable gold, gold shots, or gold injections, is a disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drug used to treat arthritis. The drug auranofin (Ridaura) is taken orally.
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Gold Injections - Oral Gold - Is Gold Commonly Or Rarely Used To Treat ...
Gold shots were used years ago as a standard treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. Gold is rarely used now to treat rheumatoid arthritis.

Facts About DMARDs (Disease-Modifying Anti-Rheumatic Drugs)
DMARDs, such as methotrexate, plaquenil, and gold, are used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory types of arthritis.

ACR Fact Sheet: Gold Preparations (Ridaura, Myochrysine, Solganol)
Several forms of gold are available. When rheumatologists talk about gold they are usually referring to the injectable forms of gold salts: gold sodium thiomalate (Myochrysine) and aurothioglucose (Solganal). There is also an oral tablet that contains gold, auranofin (Ridaura); however, this preparation is distinct from the injectable forms, and is much less effective, from ACR.

Drug Profile: Gold Thiomalate (Myochrysine)
Gold Thiomalate (Myochrysine) is indicated in the treatment of selected cases of active rheumatoid arthritis both adult and juvenile type, from RXList.

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