Composition Eltrombopag (50mg)
Substitutes Elbonix 50 mg 7s x 5,Revolade 50mg 7s x 2 (FR)
Primary Use Low platelet count due to ITP or HCV infection
Medicine Overview of Revolade Tablet
Uses of Revolade Tablet
Revolade (Eltrombopag) 50mg Tablet is used for low platelet count due to ITP or HCV infection. It is used to treat low platelet count due to chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) or chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. It??s also used to treat severe aplastic anemia.
Revolade Tablet side effects
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Upper respiratory tract infection, Vomiting, Increased liver enzymes, Muscle pain, Urinary tract infection.
How to use Revolade Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Revolade 50mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
How Revolade Tablet works
Revolade 50mg Tablet is a thrombopoietin agonist. It works by stimulating the formation of new platelets in the blood. Platelets help to reduce or prevent bleeding.
In Depth Information on Revolade Tablet
Expert advice for Revolade Tablet
- Take Revolade on an empty stomach, either 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals.
- Take Revolade at least 2 hours before or 4 hours after eating dairy products and calcium-fortified juices.
Revolade Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Revolade Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Revolade 50mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Revolade 50mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well. Revolade 50mg Tablet can make you dizzy and have other side effects that make you less alert. This may affect your driving ability.
Revolade 50mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Revolade 50mg Tablet is recommended. However, inform your doctor if you have a kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests may is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Revolade 50mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Revolade 50mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Revolade Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Revolade 50mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.