gold sodium thiomalate

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gold sodium thi·o·mal·ate

 (thī′ō-măl′āt′, -mā′lāt′)
A drug containing two sodium salts of the element gold, given intramuscularly to treat rheumatoid arthritis.
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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.
"In trials comparing low-dose methotrexate to placebo and two commonly-used arthritis drugs, azathioprine and gold sodium thiomalate, methotrexate's efficacy has been impressively easy to demonstrate," Dr.