Revolade 50mg (Eltrombopag)
Revolade 50mg tablets included Eltrombopag olamine, a small molecule thrombopoietin (TPO) receptor agonist for oral administration. Revolade interacts with the transmembrane domain of the TPO receptor (also known as cMpl) causes to increased platelet production.
Revolade 50mg is a prescription drug which is used under the guidance of the doctor
Revolade 50mg is mainly indicated for the treatment of patients having Severe aplastic Anemia
- First line treatment of severe aplastic Anemia
- Treatment of refractory severe aplastic Anemia
Revolade 50mg is indicated for the treatment to stimulate the growth and development of platelets in the bone marrow
Revolade 50mg is mainly indicated for the treatment of patients having reduced platelet counts due to chronic hepatitis C virus infection
Mechanism of action
Small-molecule thrombopoietin (TPO)-receptor agonist which concomitant with human TPO receptor transmembrane domain of human TPO-receptor & starts indicating cascades that encourage replication & differentiation of megakaryocytes from bone marrow forebear cells
Peak plasma concentration is 2-6 hours
highly human plasma protein bounding is >99% and in blood plasma level is 50% to 79%
predominantly metabolised through cleavage, oxidation and conjugation with glucuronic acid.
Revolade 50mg eliminated primarily via feces 59%, along with 31% via renally excreted
Half-life of Revolade 50mg healthy patients is 21-23 hours and idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura is 26-35 hours.
Dosage and administration
Chronic Hepatitis C-associated Thrombocytopenia
The recommended dose: 25 mg PO qDay
Dose is Adjust in 25 mg accretion q2weeks PRN to attain target Plt needed to start/control antiviral therapy with pegylated interferon and ribavirin; not to exceed 100 mg/day
Severe Aplastic Anemia
Concomitant use with standard immunosuppressive therapy, for patients with serious aplastic Anemia (SAA)
The recommended dose: 150 mg PO qDay for 6 months
Do not give more than starting dose; total duration is 6 months
The drug given for this condition who fail to respond enough to at least 1 before immunosuppressive therapy
The recommended dose: 50 mg PO qDay
Chronic Immune Thrombocytopenia
The recommended dose: 50 mg PO qDay
Adjust dose to achieve and control platelet count (Plt) >50 x 10^9/L to lowers risk of bleeding; not to exceed 75 mg/day
Common side effects of Revolade 50mg
- pain in head
- decreased appetite
- low red blood cells
Serious side effects of Revolade 50mg
- Cloudy vision
- Urine in dark colour
- Yellowing of your skin
- Sensitivity to light
- Seeing circles around lights
- Swelling of legs
- Abdomen swelling
- Chest pain
Concomitant use with Cholesterol-reducing drugs like atorvastatin, fluvastatin, rosuvastatin, pravastatin, and simvastatin, pitavastatin combination with Revolade 50mg. Have high side effects can contains muscle pain. The doctor may reduce the dosage of your cholesterol drugs.
These Revolade 50mg ezetimibe, glyburide, Olmesartan, repaglinide, valsartan, imatinib, irinotecan, lapatinib, methotrexate, mitoxantrone, Bosentan, sulfasalazine, and topotecan irinotecan combination with Revolade 50mg will increase of side effects. Therefore, the doctor may decrease your dosage of these drugs if needed.
Antacids, vitamins, or supplements which involves Ca, Al, Fe, Se, Zn, or Mg interaction with Revolade 50mg. To stop interactions, then take Revolade two hours before or four hours after administrating any of these products.
If the patients have cataracts, avoid the drug due to the Revolade 50mg effects cataracts and make the condition worse.
Do not using the Revolade 50mg while the patients have myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS), will increases the risk of death.
If other blood clot risk factors, then avoid the drug because it will increase platelet counts and blood clots.
Pregnancy category is C
Animal studies admit the risk and human studies not available or neither animal nor human studies done. Use the Revolade 50mg with caution if asset outweigh risks
The Revolade 50mg is not recommended during breast feeding
Store at room temperature 200C and 250 C.
In case of missed dose, patients must consult with medical practitioner and follow the instructions given by them.
thereby missed dose should be avoid and follow the regular dosing schedule.
- Trade name Revolade 50Mg
- Substance Eltrombopag
- Manufacturer GSK pharmaceuticals
- Packaging 4* 7 tablets in a strip
- Country of origin India