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Nplate

romiPLOStim
Romiplostim is used to prevent bleeding episodes in people with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), a bleeding condition caused by a lack of platelets in the blood. Romiplostim is for use in adults and children who are at least 1 year old. Romiplostim is usually given after other treatments have failed. Romiplostim may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
romiPLOStim
DRUG TYPE
platelet-stimulating agents
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Frequently Asked Questions

Using romiplostim may increase your risk of developing blood cancers, especially if you have a myelodysplastic syndrome (sometimes called "preleukemia").

Romiplostim may also increase your risk of a blood clot or stroke. Call your doctor right away if you have signs of a blood clot, such as sudden numbness or weakness on one side of the body, chest pain, problems with speech or balance, warmth or swelling in an arm or leg.

You will need frequent blood tests and your treatment with romiplostim may be delayed or stopped based on the results.

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