Eltrombopag

What is Eltrombopag?

Eltrombopag is in a class of medications called thrombopoietin receptor agonists. It works by causing the cells in the bone marrow to produce more platelets. Eltrombopag is used to increase the number of platelets (cells that help the blood clot) in order to decrease the risk of bleeding in people who have chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

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17 July 2015

Dear Dr Sanghvi

Thank you for your advice to my previous thread...

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She can take promecta upto 150 mg per day.

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Moderate aplastic anemia progressed to severe aplastic anemia. Idiopathic. Evolved with trisomy 8 found later. Currently on Eltrombopag 75...

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Dose needs to be increased

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Hi i desprately need help. My sister is 23-24 years and she is on seriously ill. Her case was identified as Thrombosis in National hospital in...

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?ITP with anemia of Unknown Origin/Under Investigation

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Hi i desprately need help. My sister is 23-24 years and she is on seriously ill. Her case was identified as Thrombosis in National hospital in...

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I have had ITP for almost 16 yrs now My platelet levels are usually about @ 50- 60 only once did it drop below 30. I bruise extremely easy as you...

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 Brief: Moderate aplastic anemia progressed to severe aplastic anemia. Idiopathic. Evolved with trisomy 8 found later. Currently on Eltrombopag 75...

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my daughter has itp has for yearsshe has done chemo corticorsteroid has a spenectomy and found to have the spene the size of a four hundred pound...

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I have been diagnosed with ITP last month. My platelet count at that time was only 4000. After 1 gm Prednisol Injection for 3 days, i was put on...

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My granddaughter he's been diagonsed with ItP. After 5 weeks her platelet count has dropped to just over 4000. Her pediatrician says not to worry...

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Hello doctor,I m n ITP patient AS PLATELETS DIPPED TOO LOW ALSO GOT BRUISES SO WAS ADVISED STEROIDS ALSO REVOLADE 50MG..AFTER A CERTAIN TIME...

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