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Adverse effects GI tract (e.g., diarrhoea, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting—partially relieved by cromolyn sodium), renal (e.g., nephrotic syndrome, proteinuria, rash, blood dyscrasias, hepatitis)
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gold compoundRheumatology Any 2nd-line gold-based anti-rheumatic–eg, aurothioglucose, gold sodium thiomalate, auranofin to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other arthropathies Side effects GI tract–eg diarrhea, abdominal pain, N&V, partially relieved by cromolyn sodium, renal–eg, nephrotic syndrome, proteinuria, rash, blood dyscrasias, hepatitis. See Gold lung.
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