Introduction (Revolade 50 mg – 7 Tablets)
Revolade 50 mg Tablet contains a drug called Eltrombopag. It is used to treat low platelet count in adults and children above 1 year. It is caused by immune primary thrombocytopenia (ITP) or hepatitis c virus (HCV) infection. It is also used in adults to treat low blood counts caused by severe aplastic anemia (SAA).
Its brand name is Promacta. It is used to treat low blood platelet counts in adults with chronic thrombocytopenia. Thrombopoietin receptor agonists are pharmaceutical agents that encourage platelet production in the bone marrow. Platelets are the type of blood cell needed to form blood clots and prevent bleeding. It decreases the risk of bleeding.
Hepatitis C (HCV)
Hepatitis C is the most common blood-borne viral infection. It is a contagious liver disease that can lead to cirrhosis, liver failure, and liver cancer. The hepatitis C virus causes hepatitis C. it occupies liver cells, causing inflammation, swelling, dysfunction, and organ damage.
In the U.S 2.4 million people live with the disease. This virus can transmit through a person’s blood-to-blood contact. It can be acute or chronic. Viruses conquer normal cells in the body. Many viruses cause infections that can be spread from person to person. The hepatitis C virus spread through contact with an infected person’s blood.No vaccine is available to protect yourself from hepatitis C. Medications can cure these cases of hepatitis C.
Aplastic anemia is a disease in which the body fails to produce blood cells in sufficient numbers. Blood cells are produced in the bone marrow by stem cells. It is most frequent in people in their twenties. It can be caused by heredity, immune disease or chemicals, drugs, or radiation. It occurs when your body stops producing enough new blood cells. This condition makes you fatigued and more prone to infections and uncontrolled bleeding. Aplastic anemia can develop at any stage. It can occur suddenly or slowly and worsen over time.
Revolade 50mg Tablet should be taken without a meal at a fixed time every day. Before taking medicine consult your doctor. Dose and duration will be decided by the necessity and need of the patient. It depends on the treatment and may change from time to time. You should take medicine as per your doctor’s advice. This medicine is strictly not recommended for children, pregnant women, and breastfeeding mothers. It takes some weeks and months to get a better result. Do not stop taking medicine before your doctor’s advice.
The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, upper respiratory tract infection, and urinary tract infection. If any side effects remain for a long time. You may consult with the doctor to get relief from it.
Benefits of Revolade 50 mg
- Treatment of Hepatitis C
Revolade 50 mg Tablet is used to increase the number of platelets to decrease the risk of bleeding in adults and children 1 year of age and older. This medicine is used in patients who have not benefited or cannot be treated with other medication or by surgery to remove the spleen. This Tablet is used to increase the number of platelets in people who have hepatitis C ( a viral infection that may damage). It is given in combination with other medications.
- Treatment of Aplastic anemia
Revolade 50 mg Tablet is used with other medicines to treat aplastic anemia ( a condition in which the body does not make enough new cells) in adults and children 2 years of age and above. Take the medicine as per the doctor’s prescription.
Side effects of Revolade 50 mg
There are Some major and minor side effects of this medicine. But not all side effects need a doctor’s attention. If you may experience any side effects that become serious, You may consult your doctor.
Some of the common side effects of this medicine include
- Common cold
- Respiratory tract infection
- Back pain
- High temperature
- Loss of appetite
- Hair loss
- Swelling in feet or hands
- Mouth and throat pain
- Joint pain
How to take Revolade 50 mg Tablet?
Always take this medicine as per your doctor’s consultation. Take it without food by mouth every day. Dose and duration will decide your doctor. You are not allowed to crush, chew and break the medicine. Swallow it as a whole. Drink plenty of water. Do not miss the dose. If you miss a dose skip the missed dose and follow your schedule regularly on the next day. Do not double the dose. Take medicine every day on time as prescribed by your doctor. Much other medicine can affect this medicine so let your doctor know all medication you are using during the treatment.
How does Revolade 50 mg work?
It works to increase the number of platelets in the blood for adults and children with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura. It is used in a patient whose spleen has been removed or a person whose spleen has not been removed but has low platelet counts. It is used for the treatment of hepatitis C. It is used to treat aplastic anemia. It works to increase the production of platelets in the body.