auranofin - oral, Ridaura
GENERIC NAME: AURANOFIN - ORAL (aw-RAN-o-fin)
BRAND NAME(S): Ridaura
WARNING: This medication can cause serious (sometimes fatal) side effects, including blood cell problems (e.g., anemia, low white blood cells/platelets), kidney problems, rash, itching, mouth sores/irritation (stomatitis), or persistent diarrhea. Low white blood cells can increase your risk of infection. See Side Effects section for more details. Tell your doctor immediately if you develop any of these side effects.
Your doctor will be closely monitoring certain lab tests (e.g., white blood cells, platelets) before you start therapy and before he or she prescribes refills of your prescription. It is important that you keep all medical/lab appointments
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