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Understanding Side Effects


Understanding Side Effects

What are the side effects of PROMACTA?

The side effects of PROMACTA® (eltrombopag) and other platelet boosters are generally mild. The most common side effects of PROMACTA in children 1 year and older when used to treat chronic ITP are:

  • upper respiratory tract infection (symptoms may include runny nose, stuffy nose, and sneezing)
  • pain or swelling (inflammation) in your nose or throat
  • nasopharyngitis


No matter what the treatment, always let your doctor know if the side effects get to be too much.