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Nplate vs. Promacta for Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

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Nplate

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Other Names: Romiplostim

Promacta

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/ 2,230 posts
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Romiplostim (International Nonproprietary Name, United States Adopted Name) is a fusion protein analog of thrombopoietin, a hormone that regulates platelet production. The drug was developed by Amgen and is marketed under the trade name Nplate thr... Read more on Wikipedia
Eltrombopag (International Nonproprietary Name, codenamed SB-497115-GR) is a medication that has been developed for conditions that lead to thrombocytopenia (abnormally low platelet counts). It is a small molecule agonist of the c-mpl (TpoR) receptor (bi... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Nplate vs. Promacta

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it didn't have much success but it does for a lot of people....
...I had Nplate and am on it again. It has worked both before ...I tried Promacta before my first splenectomy and it didn't have much success but it does for a...
Promacta which are very good and often have no side effects...
...other treatments to try. Rituxan is one and there are also newer ones like Nplate and Promacta which are very good and often have no side effects at all, definitely nothing...
me keep taking it with numbers that high. No side effects...
...Promacta is supposed to only keep you around 50. My last count on 26mg a day was 261! Not sure what is going to happen next. I can't see me keep taking it with numbers that high. No side effect...
ago, I switched from Nplate to Promacta, not because of...
...ago, I switched from Nplate to Promacta, not because of side effects, but because my counts had very wide swings. They could go dangerously high (over 900,000) on Nplate. After switching,...
one I am on Promacta and am doing really well on it. I also...
...similar to you. I didn't respond to Rituxin or prednisone. I wasn't keen ...for one I am on Promacta and am doing really well on it. I also respond to Nplate, but had some bone pain on it and...
for 6 mos then my counts dropped so I went to Promacta...
...me to get off prednisone. I didn't have any side effects just a slight reaction to the infusion, which stopped when they slowed the infusion down. Rituxin worked (somewhat) for 6 mos then my cou...
working. I was then on Promacta, again worked for several...
...am on Nplate for the 2nd time. The first time it worked for several weeks ...it stopped working. I was then on Promacta, again worked for several weeks ...Now I am on Nplate again as the sple...
correctly that Nplate is working for you but Promacta did...
...different reactions to Promacta and Nplate. Do I understand correctly that Nplate is working for you but...
is currently working for me and Promacta did not. I am...
...You are correct. Nplate is currently working for me and Promacta did not. I am ...thinks we could do besides Nplate to bring my counts ...and forth dosage with Nplate to keep my counts...
but have had no side effects on Promacta. I go for my...
...experience that I've been on both Nplate and Promacta and on Nplate I had this weird bone pain the first 2-3 ...have had no side effects on Promacta. I go for ...than weekly with Nplate. It'...
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