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a gold preparation used in the treatment of early active rheumatoid arthritis (both adult and juvenile types) not controlled by nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs, rest, and physical therapy; administered intramuscularly.
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Organic compound of gold injected intramuscularly in the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and lupus erythematosus.
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