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Medications for Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

Drugs associated with Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura: Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura is a systemic illness characterized by ecchymoses (extensive purplish patchs caused by extravasation of blood into the skin) and hemorrhages from mucous membranes and very low platelet counts. It results from platelet destruction by macrophages due to an antiplatelet factor.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
prednisone Rx C N 1 review
10

Generic name: prednisone systemic

Brand names:  Sterapred, Prednicot, Sterapred DS

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Promacta Rx C N 1 review
6.0

Generic name: eltrombopag systemic

Drug class: platelet-stimulating agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Nplate Rx C N Add review
7.0

Generic name: romiplostim systemic

Drug class: platelet-stimulating agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Neoral Off Label Rx C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: cyclosporine systemic

Drug class: calcineurin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Decadron Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
dexamethasone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Brand names:  Decadron, Dexamethasone Intensol, Baycadron, Dexpak Taperpak, Solurex, Zema Pak, De-Sone LA, Dexacen-4, Dexasone, Dexasone LA, Solurex LA

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
WinRho SDF Rx C N 3 reviews
5.0

Generic name: rho (d) immune globulin systemic

Drug class: immune globulins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
immune globulin intravenous Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: immune globulin intravenous systemic

Brand names:  Gamunex, Privigen, Flebogamma, Octagam, Sandoglobulin, Gammar-P I.V., Carimune, Gamimune, Gamimune N 5%, Gammagard S / D, Gammaplex, Iveegam En, Panglobulin NF, Polygam S / D

Drug class: immune globulins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
RhoGAM Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: rho (d) immune globulin systemic

Drug class: immune globulins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
cyclosporine Off Label Rx C N 2 reviews
9.0

Generic name: cyclosporine systemic

Brand names:  Neoral, Sandimmune, Gengraf

Drug class: calcineurin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
Dexamethasone Intensol Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dexamethasone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Gammagard Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: immune globulin intravenous and subcutaneous systemic

Drug class: immune globulins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
romiplostim Rx C N 1 review
8.0

Generic name: romiplostim systemic

Brand name:  Nplate

Drug class: platelet-stimulating agents

For consumers: dosage, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
eltrombopag Rx C N 2 reviews
7.0

Generic name: eltrombopag systemic

Brand name:  Promacta

Drug class: platelet-stimulating agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
Gamunex Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: immune globulin intravenous systemic

Drug class: immune globulins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Sterapred Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: prednisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

 
immune globulin intravenous and subcutaneous Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: immune globulin intravenous and subcutaneous systemic

Brand names:  Gammagard, Gammaked, Gamunex-C

Drug class: immune globulins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Prednicot Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: prednisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Privigen Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: immune globulin intravenous systemic

Drug class: immune globulins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
rituximab Off Label Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: rituximab systemic

Drug class: antirheumatics, CD20 monoclonal antibodies

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

Off Label: Yes

 
Sandimmune Off Label Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: cyclosporine systemic

Drug class: calcineurin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
triamcinolone Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: triamcinolone systemic

Brand names:  Kenalog-40, Clinacort

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
Flebogamma Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: immune globulin intravenous systemic

Drug class: immune globulins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

 
Sterapred DS Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: prednisone systemic

Drug class: glucocorticoids

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
Gengraf Off Label Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: cyclosporine systemic

Drug class: calcineurin inhibitors

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: Prescribing Information

Off Label: Yes

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura; ITP

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