Active ingredients: auranofin
What it is used for
INDICATIONS AS AT 14 NOVEMBER 2000: Adjunctive treatment of active classical or definite rheumatoid arthritis in adults who have an insufficient therapeutic response to, or are intolerant of, an adequate trial of a baseline therapeutic program, including among other measures, full doses of one or more non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. RIDAURA is not indicated in non-rheumatoid arthropathies such as osteoarthrosis. RIDAURA should be added to a comprehensive baseline therapeutic program.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 30 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 4 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Pale yellow square, bevel-edged, film coated tablet having raised domes on both faces.
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Do I need a prescription?
These medicine packs are available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
- 15 Tablets pack
- 60 Tablets pack
We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for these medicines. You can ask your pharmacist. This medicine is
- 60 Tablets (E) pack
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on September 1, 2022. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient auranofin
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems