Choosing Treatment

PROMACTA for children

Your child may start with a treatment typically used for newly diagnosed immune thrombocytopenia (ITP). Their platelet count will be consistently monitored to see if therapy is working. If your child’s platelet levels do not improve enough within 3 months, your child’s doctor may consider other treatment options proven to be effective in this situation. It’s important to know that it’s not uncommon for ITP to become persistent or chronic despite initial treatment.



Platelet count ranges

When it comes to choosing an appropriate treatment for your child, there is more to it than just raising their platelet count. When speaking with your child’s doctor, consider the following topics and potential questions: