I have taken Rituxin with no improvement in platelet counts and Prednisone which has done a number on my weight and bones. Also had a splenectomy which kept my count up for year. My counts are now below 50 again.
5 Sep 2011
"The mechanisms of action of danazol are unclear but involve impairment of macrophage-mediated clearance of antibody-coated platelets via decreased Fc
Or put a little simpler danazol reduces the ability of the body to remove platelets from the blood.
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1 answer • 17 Aug 2010
as a second line of treatment after prednisolone ,which did not respond
1 answer • 30 Sep 2010
... can it be used again if the platelet count drops?
0 answers • 9 Apr 2012
... ITP. Is there anything she can do or take so she won't be so exhausted and achy?
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