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    Condition: Severe Low Platelet Count in Unresponsive Chronic ITP
    9/23/2015 2:50:01 PM

    Reviewer: chloedakota, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Caregiver)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have 1 and 1/2 bottles of promacta 50mg free to a good home. My mom passed away from complications of CLL. This drug is expensive and I don't want to throw it away. Send your info to [email protected]

    Condition: Severe Low Platelet Count in Unresponsive Chronic ITP
    3/23/2013 11:56:26 AM

    Reviewer: nrcoach, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    With my 3rd relapse in Oct 2012 all treatments that worked in the past failed. Platelet count could not rise above 10,000. I was placed on 50mg daily of Promacta and immediately my platelet count rose to 97000. The second week it went to 145,000 and 232,000 the third week. Dosage was dropped to 25mg daily. Since then counts were 157,000 and 170,000. My dissatisfaction comes from slight headache ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Severe Low Platelet Count in Unresponsive Chronic ITP
    3/13/2013 4:05:21 PM

    Reviewer: suprin, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    was prescribed Promacta along with Rituxin - ended up in ER with blood clot in the liver. Although no conclusive evidence clot was caused by either promacta or rituxin I feel one or both of these played a significant part in development of clot (and permanent damage to kidney). Patients should be closely monitored by hematologist and all side effects looked into immediately!

    Condition: Severe Low Platelet Count in Unresponsive Chronic ITP
    9/25/2012 10:44:39 AM

    Reviewer: BruiseFree, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    ITP for 62 yrs (diagnosed age 2); all previous therapy results, if effective at all, was short-lived (splenectomy, steroids, immune globulin, transfusions). Counts ranged from 9k - 32k prior to Promacta. Taking Promacta for 3 yrs. First time in my life that I'm not covered with painful bruises & petechiae! Counts stabilized @ 150k, started weaning, now down to 50mg once a week. Attempts t ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Severe Low Platelet Count in Unresponsive Chronic ITP
    10/21/2011 9:34:21 AM

    Reviewer: bj, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Platelts went from 20000 to 156000 in 15 months

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