Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
Gold compounds may cause some people to become more sensitive to sunlight than they are normally. These people may break out in a rash after being in the sun, or a skin rash that is already present may become worse. To protect yourself, it is best to:
If you have a severe reaction from the sun, check with your doctor.
For patients taking auranofin:
For patients receiving gold injections:
Portions of this document last updated: Feb. 01, 2023
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