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Romiplostim Side Effects and Warnings

Written by FoundHealth.

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.

• Headache.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Belly pain.

• Diarrhea.

• Muscle pain.

• Feeling tired or weak.

• Inability to sleep.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison control center or emergency department immediately.

• Signs of a life-threatening reaction. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; fits; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat.

• Unusual bruising or bleeding.

• Any rash.

• No improvement in condition or feeling worse.

 
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