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What happens if I miss a dose (Ridaura)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to take the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Ridaura)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Symptoms of an auranofin overdose are not known.
What should I avoid while taking auranofin (Ridaura)?
Avoid being near people who have colds, the flu, or other contagious illnesses. Contact your doctor at once if you develop signs of infection.
Avoid exposure to sunlight, sunlamps, or tanning beds. Auranofin can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight, and a sunburn may result. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 15 or higher) when you are outdoors.
What other drugs will affect auranofin (Ridaura)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with auranofin. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about auranofin.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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