FAQs ABOUT TROMBOPAG 50 TABLET
What is TROMBOPAG 50 TABLET used for?
TROMBOPAG 50 TABLET is used to treat immune thrombocytopenia (platelet disorder) in patients aged 1-year/above when other medicines (such as corticosteroids/immunoglobulins) become ineffective to treat the disease. It is also used to treat thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) in adults suffering from hepatitis C (viral) infection and/or severe aplastic anemia (rare blood disorder) in affected individuals.
What are the common side effects of taking TROMBOPAG 50 TABLET?
The most common side effects of taking TROMBOPAG 50 TABLET are common cold, cough, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation, and/or hair loss. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.
How TROMBOPAG 50 TABLET works?
TROMBOPAG 50 TABLET works by binding and activating thrombopoietin receptor protein (molecules responsible for regulating platelet production) which helps in activating the pathways within the cells to increase production and development of bone marrow progenitor cells (membrane bound units responsible for producing all types of cell in bone marrow) which results in increased production of platelet cells in patients affected with immune thrombocytopenia bleeding disorder associated with/without hepatitis C or severe aplastic anemia.
How TROMBOPAG 50 TABLET should be taken?
Take TROMBOPAG 50 TABLET as advised by your physician. Swallow the medicines with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dose and duration for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
Can TROMBOPAG 50 TABLET be used in pregnant women?
TROMBOPAG 50 TABLET is generally not recommended for use during pregnancy unless it is clearly necessary. Women of childbearing potential should use effective contraceptive measures while in treatment with TROMBOPAG 50 TABLET. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine.