How to Take PROMACTA


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How should PROMACTA be taken?

PROMACTA® (eltrombopag) is a once-daily oral tablet that fits your daily routine.


Be sure to talk to your doctor if you have any questions about taking PROMACTA.

Are you a morning person?

  • Take PROMACTA on an empty stomach, right when you wake up
  • Be sure to wait 1 hour to have a regular meal after taking PROMACTA
  • Avoid calcium and magnesium in food and supplements for 2 hours
Available in 4 strengths

More of a night owl?

  • Take PROMACTA right before you go to bed
  • Make sure you haven’t had any food or supplements high in calcium or magnesium 4 hours before bed
  • Avoid meals 2 hours before bed
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Examples of calcium-rich foods containing >50 mg of calcium include dairy products (yogurt, cheese, milk, ice cream), calcium-fortified foods (orange juice, dry cereal, bread), and leafy green vegetables (collard greens, spinach).