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Aurothioglucose and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with aurothioglucose:


High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Major Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

gold compounds - severe hypertension

The use of gold compounds is contraindicated in patients with severe hypertension. Prior to initiation of gold compounds medical problems that might affect the signs and symptoms used to detect gold compounds toxicity should be under control.


  1. "Product Information. Solganal (aurothioglucose)." Schering Laboratories, Kenilworth, NJ.
  2. "Product Information. Ridaura (auranofin)." SmithKline Beecham, Philadelphia, PA.
  3. "Product Information. Myochrysine (gold sodium thiomaleate)." Merck & Co, Inc, West Point, PA.

Aurothioglucose drug interactions

There are 112 drug interactions with aurothioglucose

Aurothioglucose disease interactions

There are 8 disease interactions with aurothioglucose which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

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