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Myochrysine Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is gold sodium thiomalate (Myochrysine)?
- What are the possible side effects of gold sodium thiomalate (Myochrysine)?
- What is the most important information I should know about gold sodium thiomalate (Myochrysine)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using gold sodium thiomalate (Myochrysine)?
- How is gold sodium thiomalate given (Myochrysine)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Myochrysine)?
- What happens if I overdose (Myochrysine)?
- What should I avoid while using gold sodium thiomalate (Myochrysine)?
- What other drugs will affect gold sodium thiomalate (Myochrysine)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Myochrysine)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your gold sodium thiomalate injection.
What happens if I overdose (Myochrysine)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include severe forms of some of the side effects listed in this medication guide.
What should I avoid while using gold sodium thiomalate (Myochrysine)?
Avoid exposure to sunlight or tanning beds. Gold sodium thiomalate can sometimes cause your skin to turn a blue or gray color. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outdoors.
What other drugs will affect gold sodium thiomalate (Myochrysine)?
Tell your doctor about all medications you use, and those you start or stop using during your treatment with gold sodium thiomalate, especially:
- cancer medication (chemotherapy);
- penicillamine (Cuprimine, Depen);
- medicine to treat or prevent malaria; or
- heart or blood pressure medication such as benazepril (Lotensin), enalapril (Vasotec), lisinopril (Prinivil, Zestril), quinapril (Accupril), ramipril (Altace), and others.
This list is not complete. Other drugs may interact with gold sodium thiomalate, including prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed in this medication guide.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about gold sodium thiomalate.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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