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Promacta Approval Expanded to Kids With Rare Blood Disorder

Posted 24 Aug 2015 by

MONDAY, Aug. 24, 2015 – U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval of the drug Promacta (eltrombopag) has been expanded to include children one year and older with a rare blood disorder called chronic immune thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP). ITP is characterized by a low blood platelet count. Promacta is now approved for the disorder among children who have had unsatisfactory results with other ...

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