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Health Tip: Recognizing Signs of Anemia

Posted 18 Jun 2015 by

-- Anemia occurs when there are insufficient red blood cells, or they don't function properly. The American Society of Hematology says warning signs include: Feeling weak or dizzy. Having colder hands and feet. Having pale skin or a yellow tint. Feeling short of breath. Having an irregular or fast heartbeat. Hearing a whooshing sound or pounding in the ears. Having frequent chest pain or ...

FDA Approves New Indication for Promacta (eltrombopag) for Severe Aplastic Anemia

Posted 27 Aug 2014 by

London, UK – 26 August 2014 – GlaxoSmithKline plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for the once-daily use of Promacta (eltrombopag) in patients with severe aplastic anemia (SAA) who have had an insufficient response to immunosuppressive therapy (IST).1 SAA is a blood disorder where the bone ...

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