GOLD salts

Clinical Indication

Rheumatoid arthritis


Red for new patients

Full SCA to remain for existing patients

Local guidance

Moved from full amber to red (new patients only) Nov 2016

Date of classification

October 2013


Medicines which should be prescribed only in a specialist setting usually within a secondary or tertiary care service. NB: Some highly specialised RED medicines e.g. injectable treatments for cancer are not included on the LLR APC website list.