Understanding Side Effects

PROMACTA

Understanding Side Effects

What are the side effects of PROMACTA?

In clinical trials, the 4 most common side effects of PROMACTA® (eltrombopag) in adults with chronic ITP were:

Nausea, 9%

Diarrhea, 9%

Upper respiratory tract infection (symptoms may include runny nose, stuffy nose, and sneezing), 7%

Vomiting, 6%

  • urinary tract infection
  • pain or swelling (inflammation) in your throat or mouth (oropharyngeal pain and pharyngitis)
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • muscle aches

 

No matter what the treatment, always let your doctor know if the side effects get to be too much.
*Symptoms may include runny nose, stuffy nose, and sneezing.