Brand name - Revolade
Generic name - Eltrombopag
Manufacturer - GSK
Salt composition - Eltrombopag 50mg
Storage - Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
Dosage form - Oral (tablet)
Strength - 50mg
Packaging - Strip
Gender - Unisex
Prescription required - Yes
Indication - Used to treat chronic Hepatitis C Virus infection and severe Aplastic Anemia
Revolade (Eltrombopag) 50mg tablet is used to treat chronic (long-lasting) Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection and severe Aplastic Anemia. It stimulates the formation of platelets in the body. Take this medicine only if you do not have any known allergy to its ingredient(s).
Eltrombopag is a small-molecule TPO-receptor agonist. It interacts with the transmembrane domain of the human TPO-receptor. It is a stimulator of STAT and JAK phosphorylation. Eltrombopag does not activate the AKT pathway in any way. It is clear that when given to patients with Aplastic Anemia, other lineages besides platelet count were increased.
The active ingredient of Revolade tablet is Eltrombopag (50mg).
Usage of medicine
Revolade 50mg tablet is used in the treatment of chronic Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection and severe Aplastic Anemia.
Q1- What is Revolade?
A- Revolade (Eltrombopag) 50mg tablet is used to treat chronic (long lasting) Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) infection and severe Aplastic Anemia.
Q2- How should I take Revolade tablet?
A- Take Revolade tablet exactly as your healthcare provider tells you. Do not increase or decrease the dose strength, unless your healthcare provider tells you. Also, do not stop taking the medicine as per your own wish.
Q3- What are the possible side effects of Revolade 50mg tablet?
A- There can be side effects such as fever, insomnia, nausea, diarrhea, loss of appetite, fainting, cough, itching, skin rash and urine infection. Please consult your healthcare provider if you experience these or any other side effect(s).
Q4- In what strength is Revolade tablet available?
A- It is available in the strength of 50mg.
Q5- What should be done if I miss a dose?
A- In case you miss a dose, make sure to consult your healthcare provider for the same. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Q6- Is Revolade a habit forming medicine?
A- Revolade 50mg tablet is not a habit forming medicine.
Q7- What are self care tips?
A- Seek help from your healthcare provider and prepare a diet plan.
Q8- Can I drink alcohol with this medicine?
A- Avoid the consumption of alcohol with Revolade 50mg tablet.
Q9- Can I consume this medicine in liver disease?
A- In patients with liver disease, administer this medicine with caution.
Q10- Can I consume this medicine in kidney disease?
A- In patients with kidney disease, administer this medicine with caution.
Q11- Can I consume this medicine during pregnancy?
A- During pregnancy, it is recommended to seek doctor’s advice before the consumption of any medicine.
Q12- Can I consume this medicine during breastfeeding?
A- Revolade 50mg tablet is safe during breastfeeding, only if the healthcare provider prescribes. Do not administer this tablet without proper prescription.
Q13- What are the storage conditions for Revolade 50mg tablet?
A- Store at room temperature (10-30°C). Keep it away from children and pets.
Q14- Can I drive after taking this medicine?
A- It is recommended to not drive after taking Revolade 50mg tablet because you may feel dizzy or unwell.