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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Representative examples of therapeutic metallodrugs include Y-90 (Zevalin) used in the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, sodium aurothiomalate (Myochrysine, Myocrisin, and Tauredon) or aurothioglucose (Aureotan, Solganal, Solganol, and Auromyose) used in rheumatoid arthritis patients, and bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol), awidelyuseddrug for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders [1].
Less commonly used medications include gold salts (Solganal and Myochrysine).
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.