Clinical pharmacology of gold

  title={Clinical pharmacology of gold},
  author={Walter F. Kean and I. R. L. Kean},
Since the dawn of civilization, elemental gold and gold compounds have been revered and utilized by Shamen and medical practitioners alike for many varied pathological problems. In the 20th century following the observations of Jacques Forestier, injectable gold compounds were successfully used for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis. Of the many compounds developed, gold sodium thiomalate has been the most extensively studied by basic scientists and by clinicians. In the1980s, the oral gold… CONTINUE READING
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