Eltrombopag
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Eltrombopag?

(el TROM boe pag)

• This medicine is used to increase platelet counts.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have had blood clots, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have a bone marrow condition called myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have cataracts, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Do not take dairy products, calcium, iron, magnesium, zinc, multivitamins with minerals, or antacids within 4 hours of this medicine.

• Talk with healthcare provider before using other: aspirin, aspirin-containing products, blood thinners, garlic, ginseng, ginkgo, ibuprofen or like products, pain medicines, or vitamin E.

• Use caution to prevent...

 
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