SODIUM TETRACHLOROAURATE Overview Information
Sodium tetrachloroaurate is a gold salt.
Sodium tetrachloroaurate may be used for cancer, but there is no good scientific evidence to support this use.
In December 2019, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration added sodium tetrachloroaurate to the Dietary Supplement Ingredient Advisory List. The ingredients on this list might not be lawful to include in dietary supplements. For this reason, people may want to avoid using supplements containing sodium tetrachloroaurate.
How does it work?
Sodium tetrachloroaurate might reduce inflammation (swelling). It might also kill cancer cells.
SODIUM TETRACHLOROAURATE Uses & Effectiveness
Insufficient Evidence for:
- Other conditions.
SODIUM TETRACHLOROAURATE Side Effects & Safety
When taken by mouth: There isn't enough reliable information to know if sodium tetrachloroaurate is safe or what the side effects might be. But sodium tetrachloroaurate is a gold salt and might cause side effects similar to other gold salts. These may include liver or kidney injury, diarrhea, loose stools, inflammation of the digestive tract, and other side effects.
When given as a shot: There isn't enough reliable information to know if sodium tetrachloroaurate is safe or what the side effects might be. But sodium tetrachloroaurate is a gold salt and might cause side effects similar to other gold salts. Common side effects of other gold salts when given as a shot are skin irritation, skin itch, and swelling of the mouth and lips. Other side effects may include liver injury, kidney injury, and discoloration of the skin.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy: Sodium tetrachloroaurate is POSSIBLY UNSAFE when taken by mouth or given as a shot during pregnancy. Sodium tetrachloroaurate might harm the fetus or increase the chance of miscarriage.
Breast-feeding: There isn't enough reliable information to know if sodium tetrachloroaurate is safe to use when breast-feeding. Gold from sodium tetrachloroaurate might be excreted into breastmilk. It's unclear if this will harm the baby. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
SODIUM TETRACHLOROAURATE Dosing
The appropriate dose of sodium tetrachloroaurate depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for sodium tetrachloroaurate. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.