ROMIPLOSTIM is a Schedule H drug.
Romiplostim is a man-made form of a protein that increases production of platelets (blood-clotting cells) in your body. Romiplostim is used to prevent bleeding episodes in people with chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), a bleeding condition caused by a lack of platelets in the blood.


ROMIPLOSTIM is generally used to treat: Thrombocytopenic Purpura, Autoimmune

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is it safe on my liver?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe on my kidney?
A: Check with your Doctor first

Q: Can I take it with alcohol?
A: Not Safe

Q: Is it safe for children?
A: Ask your doctor

Q: Can it be taken during pregnancy?
A: Not enough studies to prove Risk – Ask your Doctor

Q: Is it safe to take for someone breastfeeding?
A: Check with your Doctor first


Caution should be exercised in patients with history of kidney or liver impairment, bone marrow depression, blood cancer, (eg, myelodysplastic syndrome [MDS]), blood clotting or bleeding problems, heart attack, stroke, blood clots, who are taking other medications, any allergy, children, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding. It may increase the risk of high platelet counts and blood clots; consult with your healthcare before taking this medication. Withdrawal of this medication may lead to increased risk of low platelet counts; avoid injury or bruising. It may cause dizziness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Common Side-Effects

ROMIPLOSTIM : Head Headache, Arms Joint Pain, Dizziness, Heartburn, Hands Numbness, Difficulty Sleeping

Rare Side-Effects

ROMIPLOSTIM : BLOOD CLOT, Pulmonary Embolism, Stroke, Heart Attack, Shortness Of Breath, Chest Pain, Fainting, Groin Warm To Touch, Slurred Speech, Sudden Numbness Or Weakness On One Side Of Body

Disease Interactions

ROMIPLOSTIM can interfere with: Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Leukemia, Acute Liver Failure, Acute Renal Failure

Technical Classification


Storage Conditions

Room Temperature (Between 15 To 25 C)

Available Alternatives

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