What is Gold Sodium Thiomalate?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Myochrysine

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See also: Myochrysine

Gold Sodium Thiomalate is a gold compound used in the treatment of progressive rheumatoid arthritis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Pain 2 5
Rheumatoid arthritis 2 5
Lack of motivation 1 0
Stiffness in morning 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe
0
Moderate
1
Mild
0
None
5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Gold Sodium Thiomalate

Side effect Patients
Skin thinning 1

Why patients stopped taking Gold Sodium Thiomalate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Gold Sodium Thiomalate

Duration

Stopped taking Gold Sodium Thiomalate

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
10 years or more 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 5
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Gold Sodium Thiomalate.