Promacta

Last Update April 29, 2016
Promacta is a thrombopoietin receptor agonist.
Uses: 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. Read More
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Positive 353 "I've been on Promacta since September and my counts have varied from a high of 144K (after 2 weeks) to a low of 39K (on 50 mg.) ...It is probably wise to keep some level of Promacta going until an... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 243 "Oddly enough, I found that a small bit of cheese an hour or so after taking Promacta helped with nausea. ...I lost over 30 pounds in the first 2 years on Promacta, without really changing anything I... "Read more negative discussions
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Facts about Promacta

What does Promacta look like?
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Strength : 25 mg
Pill imprint : GS;NX3;25
Color : Orange
Shape : Round
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Strength : 50 mg
Pill imprint : GS;UFU;50
Color : Blue
Shape : Round
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Strength : 75 mg
Pill imprint : GS;FFS;75
Color : Pink
Shape : Round
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C Pregnancy category (FDA)
Before taking Promacta during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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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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How do I obtain Promacta?
Prescription in the USA
How do I take Promacta?
Pill
What dosages are available?
12.5 mg Tablet, 25 mg Tablet, 50 mg Tablet, 75 mg Tablet
Food instructions
Should be taken 4 hours before or after any dairy products or else absorption may be altered.
Ingredients
Eltrombopag Olamine
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