sodium aurothiomalate

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sodium aurothiomalate

A gold preparation given by injection for the treatment of RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS. A brand name is Myocrisin.

sodium aurothiomalate

; gold salts agent used to treat palindromic rheumatism; dose = 50mg administered by weekly injection, reducing to 50mg monthly once symptoms are controlled; benefit may take weeks/months to show
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20 On the other hand Nagi and coworkers demonstrated similar renal tubular and glomerular changes in the experimental model of Wistar rats treated with gold salts.
No chemicals are used in the generation of gold nanoparticles, except gold salts.
Ionic gold salts that are not soluble in water have been prepared in a colloidal dispersion form, but their properties are similar to soluble ionic gold salts.
47) However, this preparation caused diarrhea/loose stools in 50% of the patients, was less effective than the parenteral forms of aurothiolates and produced the same side effects as the injectable forms of gold salts although to a lesser extent (Table 4).
Trivalent cathionic gold salts cause contact dermatitis and skin rash.
They found that by submersing gold salts in water and then adding soybeans, gold nanoparticles were generated.
While gold salts dominated the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis in the last one hundred years, it was through statistical analysis that methotrexate was found to be superior and gold salts nearly abandoned in the last decade.
Over the last one hundred years, these improvements have evolved in spurts and with the exception of the introduction of gold salt therapy; the diagnostic advances or improved understanding of the pathophysiology typically preceded successful therapeutic progress.
Researchers at the Royal Infirmary in Glasgow, Scotland, wondered whether gold salts might work their magic by affecting H.
Surprisingly, the patients receiving gold salts were older, yet had fewer ulcers.
pylori in patients taking gold salts could explain the smaller number of peptic ulcers," concluded the researchers in a report published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.
Traditional treatments for rheumatoid arthritis include anti-inflammatory drugs and injection of gold salts.