gold sodium thiomalate (cont.)
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What happens if I miss a dose (Myochrysine)?
Doses are given on a weekly basis. You should receive the missed dose as soon as possible, but a double dose should not be injected to make up for a missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Myochrysine)?
Seek emergency medical attention if an overdose is suspected.
Symptoms of an gold sodium thiomalate overdose include blood in the urine, painful urination, fever, sores or ulcers in the mouth, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, rash, and itching. A gold sodium thiomalate overdose can result in death.
What should I avoid while using gold sodium thiomalate (Myochrysine)?
In rare cases, exposure to sunlight may cause areas of the skin to turn a bluish-gray color. To lessen this effect, minimize exposure to sunlight and wear a sunscreen and protective clothing when exposure to the sun is unavoidable.
What other drugs will affect gold sodium thiomalate (Myochrysine)?
Before using gold sodium thiomalate, tell your doctor and pharmacist about all prescription and over-the-counter medicines that you take, including vitamins, minerals, and herbal products, so that your treatment can be monitored for interactions.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist has more information about gold sodium thiomalate written for health professionals that you may read.
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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