Nplate® boosts platelets to lower the risk of bleeding in children
have been studied in 3 medical studies
were able to raise their platelet counts to 50,000 platelets per microliter or higher
While other ITP treatments may require you to plan meals around a pill schedule or stop taking other medicines, Nplate® does not.
Your child can enjoy the calcium-rich foods they love:
Milk and cereal
Leafy green vegetables
These weekly visits can help with staying on track to raise and sustain platelet counts. If your child misses a scheduled dose of Nplate®, make sure to schedule the next dose as soon as possible.
Means you don't have to remind your child to take medicine every day
Your child's doctor can increase or decrease the amount of Nplate® given to find the right dose to keep platelet levels stable
The most common side effects of Nplate® in children 1 year of age and older include:
Important Safety Information
What is the most important information I should know about Nplate®?
Worsening of a precancerous blood condition to a blood cancer (leukemia): Nplate® is not for use in people with a precancerous condition called myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), or for any condition other than immune thrombocytopenia (ITP). If you have MDS and receive Nplate®, your MDS condition may worsen and become an acute leukemia. If MDS worsens to become acute leukemia you may die sooner from the acute leukemia.
Higher risk for blood clots:
What are the possible side effects of Nplate®?
How will I receive Nplate®?
Nplate® is given as an injection under the skin (subcutaneous) one time each week by your healthcare provider. Your healthcare provider will check your platelet count every week and change your dose of Nplate® as needed. This will continue until your healthcare provider decides that your dose of Nplate® can stay the same. After that, you will need to get blood tests every month. When you stop receiving Nplate®, you will need blood tests for at least 2 weeks to check if your platelet count drops too low.
Nplate® is a prescription medicine used to treat low blood platelet counts (thrombocytopenia) in:
Nplate® is not for use in people with a precancerous condition called myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), or low platelet count caused by any condition other than immune thrombocytopenia (ITP). Nplate® is only used if your low platelet count and medical condition increase your risk of bleeding. Nplate® is used to try to keep your platelet count about 50,000 per microliter in order to lower the risk for bleeding. Nplate® is not used to make your platelet count normal. It is not known if Nplate® works or if it is safe in people under the age of 1.
Please see Prescribing Information and Medication Guide for more information about Nplate® on Nplate.com.
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