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This medication is used as part of a complete treatment program including non-drug therapies (such as rest, and physical therapy) to treat active rheumatoid arthritis.

Ridaura is used to treat patients with severe rheumatoid arthritis who have not responded to or cannot take other medications.

Auranofin is not a true pain reliever (such as aspirin), but it is thought to decrease pain that occurs with arthritis by decreasing inflammation and is known as a disease-modifying antirheumatic drug (DMARD). It decreases morning stiffness and pain/swelling in joints and can increase grip strength.

Use and Dosage

Read the Patient Information Leaflet if available from your pharmacist before you start taking auranofin and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Take this medication by mouth with or without food as directed by your doctor, usually once or twice a day. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. To decrease side effects such as upset stomach, your doctor may start you at a low dose (once a day) and slowly increase to twice a day. Do not increase your dose or take this medication more often without your doctor’s approval. Your condition will not improve any faster, and the risk of serious side effects may be increased.

Take this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time(s) each day.

If you have been receiving gold injections, you can usually start taking gold by mouth as soon as you stop the injections. If you are changing over from penicillamine, you will usually need to wait 1 month after stopping the penicillamine before starting auranofin. Ask your doctor for more details.

It may take 3 to 4 months of therapy before you see the full benefits of this medication.

Tell your doctor if your condition lasts or gets worse.

Side Effects

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Ridaura may cause serious side effects. Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • Pale skin, easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nosebleeds, bleeding gums), or purple or red spots under your skin
  • Unusual tiredness or feeling short of breath
  • Severe skin rash or itching
  • Sudden chest pain, wheezing, dry cough, or feeling short of breath
  • Severe or ongoing diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, or loss of appetite
  • Black, bloody, or tarry stools
  • Kidney problems–puffy eyes, swelling in your ankles or feet, blood in your urine, or urine that looks foamy

Ridaura may cause more side effects on the stomach than gold injections cause. If you were switched from gold injections to these medicine capsules, tell your doctor if you have concerns about these side effects. You may need to use this medicine for a few months before your symptoms improve.

Common side effects of Ridaura may include:

  • Diarrhea or loose stools
  • Rash or itching
  • Blisters or ulcers in your mouth, red or swollen gums, or trouble swallowing

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.


  • Before taking auranofin, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to any other gold or heavy metal compound; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
  • Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: reactions to gold compound (such as blood disorders, kidney problems, lung problems, stomach/intestinal problems), bleeding problems, blood disorders (such as bone marrow depression), colitis/inflammatory bowel disease, eczema, certain lung problem (fibrosis), kidney disease, liver disease, SLE (systemic lupus erythematosus), recent radiation therapy.
  • This medication may make you more sensitive to the sun. Limit your time in the sun. Avoid tanning booths and sunlamps. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors. Tell your doctor right away if you get sunburned or have skin blisters/redness.
  • Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products).
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. You should not become pregnant while using auranofin. Auranofin may harm an unborn baby. If you become pregnant, talk to your doctor right away about the risks and benefits of this medication.
  • This medication passes into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Forms and Strengths

Ridaura is available in the following forms and strengths:

  • Ridaura Capsule:
    • 3 mg


What happens if I miss a dose?

Take the medicine as soon as you can but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention.

What should I avoid while taking Ridaura?

Ridaura could make your skin more sensitive to sunlight and you may develop a rash or itching. Avoid sunlight or tanning beds. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) when you are outdoors.



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