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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