Promacta

Last Update February 12, 2016
Eltrombopag (International Nonproprietary Name, codenamed SB-497115-GR) is a medication that has been developed for conditions that le...
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Positive 361 "Hi I am on Eltrombopag and got it prescribed 2 weeks ago. No noticeable side effects so far. Although avoiding... "Read more positive discussions
Negative 159 "...Dr Provan and my hematologist. Today, however i talkied to one of the pdsa medical advisors who 'discovered' the TPO treatments. He strongly advised me against stopping promacta. He said he prefers... "Read more negative discussions
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ew a fellow who was on an Eltrombopag trial prior to it ge...
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" \" Promacta can be used, but it is not usually prescribed for inf-induced thrombocytopenia \" Thanks for the distinction.  I knew a fellow who was on an Eltrombopag trial prior... "

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ount is in the 70 to 90 range. I have no side affects...
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" ...10 before I was given Eltrombopag. I have now been taking 50mg daily for 10 months and my platelet count is in the 70 to 90 range. I have no side affects, my doctor... "

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But, that is managed with Promacta. I would highly...
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" ...inflammation and tiredness. It did cause me to have low platelets. But, that is managed with Promacta. I would highly recommend this... "

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told me that promacta could cause a clonal evolution in...
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" My doctor told me that promacta could cause a clonal evolution in ...it to be taken? It has to be taken forever or can it be a good and long treatment to put into remission... "

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was 275 after one month. I have not had any side effect...
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" \"My platelet count was dangerously low. After taking 50mg Promacta daily, my count was 275 after one month. I have not had any side effects whatsoever. However, I am curious as to why... "

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esponse to Promacta. After over 125 platelet/blood t...
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" ...regarding my husband's amazing response to Promacta. After over 125 platelet/blood transfusions he has been transfusion independent for 3 years now and has been off all MDS drugs for 2 years.... "

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am in treatment now but the Eltrombopag could be a...
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" ...on a study now.  I have ITP (low platelets) and Hep-C.  I have insurance but not anything you could call prescription and was denied when I tried to go with another CareFirst plan, so I found this... "

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t NIH to use Promacta with unbelievable results. They e...
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" ...miracle with this drug. He was the first MDS patient at NIH to use Promacta with unbelievable results. They extended the Promacta trial to include MDS patients ...give any further information about... "

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nd I'm currently on Promacta and Steriods..but my body w...
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" ...I've had ITP for over 21 years in and out of remission. I have a session next week for Reiki and actually will have three sets of Reiki done and maybe more.. I'm just wondering if anyone has tried... "

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could try Promacta pills. This is working for my wife she...
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" You could try Promacta pills. This is working for my wife she ...last 3 years.... "

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Facts about Promacta

Promacta insert
How do I obtain Promacta?
Prescription in the USA
How do I take Promacta?
Pill
What dosages are available?
12.5mg, 25mg, 50mg, 75mg
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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