Nplate vs Promacta

Nplate
(Rx)
Promacta
(Rx)
Nplate is a thrombopoietin receptor agonist.
Promacta is a thrombopoietin receptor agonist.
Satisfaction Score
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3.6
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.9
Very Satisfied
Concern level
2.1
Concern level
1.9
Approval Date
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August 22, 2008
November 20, 2008
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
2,975 Discussions
3,813 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Nplate is prescribed for Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura and Thrombocytopenia and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Promacta is prescribed for Thrombocytopenia and Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, it is in clinical trials for the treatment of Myelodysplastic Syndrome.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Npl
Headaches
8
Blisters
5
Joint Pain
4
Stroke
3
Insomnia
3
Depression
3
Weight Gain
2
Nausea
2
Flu
2
Dizziness
2
Pro
Headaches
5
Nausea
3
Flu
2
Common Cold
2
Liver Disease
2
Joint Pain
2
Hair Loss
2
Weight Gain
2
Lupus
2
Cataract
2
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Headaches
Npl
Pro
8
5
Blisters
Npl
Pro
5
0
Joint Pain
Npl
Pro
4
2
Stroke
Npl
Pro
3
0
Insomnia
Npl
Pro
3
0
Depression
Npl
Pro
3
0
Weight Gain
Npl
Pro
2
2
Nausea
Npl
Pro
2
3
Flu
Npl
Pro
2
2
Dizziness
Npl
Pro
2
0
Headaches
Pro
Npl
5
8
Nausea
Pro
Npl
3
2
Flu
Pro
Npl
2
2
Common Cold
Pro
Npl
2
0
Liver Disease
Pro
Npl
2
0
Joint Pain
Pro
Npl
2
4
Hair Loss
Pro
Npl
2
0
Weight Gain
Pro
Npl
2
2
Lupus
Pro
Npl
2
0
Cataract
Pro
Npl
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Nplate during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
C Category C
Before taking Promacta during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Nplate and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection
Pill
Dosages
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Solution: 250 mcg, 500 mcg
Tablet: 12.5 mg, 25 mg, 50 mg, 75 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Should be taken 4 hours before or after any dairy products or else absorption may be altered.
Ingredients
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Romiplostim
Eltrombopag Olamine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Nplate and Promacta: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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