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Descriptor English:   Auranofin 
Descriptor Spanish:   Auranofina 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Auranofina 
Synonyms English:   Crisinor
Ridaura
Ridauran
SK&F 39162
SK&F D 39162
SK&F-39162
SK&F39162  
Tree Number:   D02.691.675.249.150
Definition English:   An oral chrysotherapeutic agent for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Its exact mechanism of action is unknown, but it is believed to act via immunological mechanisms and alteration of lysosomal enzyme activity. Its efficacy is slightly less than that of injected gold salts, but it is better tolerated, and side effects which occur are potentially less serious. 
Pharmacological Action:   Antirheumatic Agents
 
History Note English:   87 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
AD administration & dosage AE adverse effects
AG agonists AA analogs & derivatives
AN analysis AI antagonists & inhibitors
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CS chemical synthesis CH chemistry
CL classification EC economics
HI history IM immunology
IP isolation & purification ME metabolism
PK pharmacokinetics PD pharmacology
PO poisoning RE radiation effects
ST standards SD supply & distribution
TU therapeutic use TO toxicity
UR urine  
Record Number:   29367 
Unique Identifier:   D001310 

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