Promacta

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ELTROMBOPAG - ORAL

Common Brand Name(s): Promacta
Phonetic Pronunciation: (el-TROM-boe-pag)
Information last revised October 2010

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Uses:

This medication is used to treat a certain blood disorder (idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura - ITP) in which the blood does not clot properly due to a lack of platelets. Platelets are a type of blood cell needed to form blood clots and prevent bleeding. Eltrombopag decreases your risk of bleeding by increasing the number of platelets. Eltrombopag acts like a certain natural substance (thrombopoietin) that causes the body to produce platelets.
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