What is Auranofin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Ridaura


Auranofin is a gold compound, used in the management of the active stage of classic or definite rheumatoid arthritis. Also for psoriatic arthritis, and as adjunctive or alternative therapy for pemphigus.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Auranofin

Side effect Patients Percentage
Nausea 1

Why patients stopped taking Auranofin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Did not seem to work 2
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Auranofin


Stopped taking Auranofin

Duration Patients Percentage
1 - 6 months 2
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Auranofin after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Hydroxychloroquine (Plaquenil) 1
Prednisone (Deltasone) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Auranofin.