Understanding PROMACTA


A prescription medicine that may be used to support your treatment plan, which includes interferon-based therapy

PROMACTA® (eltrombopag) is a prescription medicine used to treat low blood platelet counts in people with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection before and during treatment with interferon.


You have been prescribed PROMACTA by your doctor because you have low blood platelet counts that are impacting the ability to treat your chronic hepatitis C infection with interferon. This web page will provide you information about PROMACTA, how it can help increase your platelet counts, and why it may be an important part of your treatment plan.