Understanding Side Effects

PROMACTA

PROMACTA has an established safety profile

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

Nausea, 9%

Diarrhea, 9%

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

Vomiting, 6%

Other common side effects in these clinical trials included:
  • 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. It's important not to stop or change the way you take PROMACTA without talking to your doctor.

 

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Symptoms may include runny nose, stuffy nose, and sneezing.

 

For more information about PROMACTA clinical trials, click here.