Disease Information for Auranofin (Ridaura) Administration/Toxicity

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Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Radiopaque material/pills in gut/ABD
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antiphlogistic/NSAIDS drug (category)
DRUG/Anti-rheumatoid arthritis drug (example)
DRUG/Gold salt medication (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
auranofin, Auranofin chemical, Auranofin (product), Auranofin (substance), AURANOFIN PREPARATION, Gold (1 thio beta D glucopyranose 2,3,4,6 tetraacetato S)(triethylphosphine), Brand name/Ridaura (Auranofin)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 3 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
Definition

Anti-rheumatoid arthritis drug; oral preparation for gold therapy for DMARD effect; oral preparation; accumulates and can cause nephrotoxicty and gold allergy rashes

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