aurothioglucose


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aurothioglucose

[‚ȯr·ō‚thī·ə′glü‚kōs]
(pharmacology)
C6H11 AuO5S A compound of gold with thioglucose, used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and nondisseminated lupus erythematosus; administered in oil suspension.
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much greater than] aurothioglucose, aurothiomalate, and auranofin) compared with Gpx and glutathione reductase (Nordberg and Arner 2001).
In vivo effects of aurothioglucose and sodium thioglucose on rat tissue sulfhydryls and plasma sulfhydryl reactivity.
There is limited human pregnancy experience with the gold compounds--auranofin (Ridaura), aurothioglucose (Solganal), and gold sodium thiomalate (Aurolate)--but the animal data suggest the risk for developmental toxicity is low.