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Why isn't Gold Salts used to treat Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)?
Michael Schiff, MD
University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO

Date Added: 05/01/13

Rheumatoid arthritis many years ago had few therapies. Gold or gold salts were excellent therapy because about one third of the patients actually did very well. However, one third of the patients had no response and one third of the patients had side effects. One of the side effects was allergy an...
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Michael H. Schiff, MD, is the Medical Director of the Denver Arthritis Clinic Research Unit and Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Rheumatology Division.
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