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1-aurothio-D-glucopyranose
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Description

Aurothioglucose (also known as gold sodium thiomalate) is a drug used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. It is an anti-inflammatory drug that works by suppressing the immune system. It is administered by injection and is available in the brand names Myochrysine and Solganal.

Common side effects of aurothioglucose include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, headache, dizziness, rash, itching, and hives. Other more serious side effects include anemia, kidney damage, liver damage, and an increased risk of infection.

Synonyms
  • aurothioglucose
  • gold thioglucose
Classifications
  • anti-inflammatory
  • antirheumatic
  • gold
  • musculoskeletal

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