Auranofin

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Main Medicine Class:: Musculoskeletal Disorders , Pain   Sub Medicine Class ::  Anti Rheumatic Drugs (DMARDs)

12D. ANTI-RHEUMATIC DRUGS (DMARDS) in 12. MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS & PAIN
AURANOFIN
GOLD COMPOUND | ANTI-RHEUMATIC
PK: A: Poor E: Feces & urine

Indications & Dose: RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS Active disease PO Adult Initially 6mg/day in 2 divided doses, if tolerated given as single dose, continue for 6 months. If inadequate response, increase dose to 3mg TID. If still inadequate response then discontinue

Contra: platelet <100, 000 cells/mm3, leucopenia/aplastic anemia, renal impairment

Precautions: IBD, thrombocytopenia

ADR: Serious: proteinuria, Others: nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea

DDI: Serious Theophylline levels reduces

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