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Nplate Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is romiplostim (Nplate)?
- What are the possible side effects of romiplostim (Nplate)?
- What is the most important information I should know about romiplostim (Nplate)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before receiving romiplostim (Nplate)?
- How is romiplostim given (Nplate)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Nplate)?
- What happens if I overdose (Nplate)?
- What should I avoid while receiving romiplostim (Nplate)?
- What other drugs will affect romiplostim (Nplate)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Nplate)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss an appointment for your romiplostim injection.
What happens if I overdose (Nplate)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose can cause signs of a blood clot, including sudden numbness or weakness, sudden headache or confusion, problems with vision or speech, loss of balance, chest pain, sudden cough, wheezing, rapid breathing, fast heart rate, and pain or swelling in one or both legs.
What should I avoid while receiving romiplostim (Nplate)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect romiplostim (Nplate)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with romiplostim. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about romiplostim.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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