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

(roe mi PLOE stim)

• This medicine is used to increase platelet counts.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• This medicine is only available to patients enrolled in the Nplate™ NEXUS program.

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

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

• If you have had your spleen removed, talk with healthcare provider.

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

• Use caution to prevent injury and avoid falls or accidents.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over several minutes from sitting or lying position. Be careful climbing.

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