Revolade 25mg Tablet

Revolade 25mg Tablet

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Introduction

Revolade 25mg Tablet is used to treat low platelet count due to chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) or chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. It is also used to treat severe aplastic anemia.

Revolade 25mg Tablet is a thrombopoietin agonist. It works by stimulating the formation of new platelets in the blood. The function of platelets is to help reduce bleeding.

It should be taken in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. You may take it on an empty stomach. This medicine is to be swallowed as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Inform your doctor if you have any known allergy from this medication.

The common side effects include nausea, vomiting or diarrhea. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or suffering from liver diseases as a dose adjustment may be required. It is safe to use in patients suffering from kidney diseases. It is not advised to drive after taking this medicine as you may feel dizzy making you less alert.

Uses of Revolade Tablet

  • Low platelet count due to ITP or HCV infection
  • Treatment of Severe Aplastic Anemia

Side effects of Revolade Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Revolade

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Upper respiratory tract infection
  • Vomiting
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Muscle pain
  • Urinary tract infection

How to use Revolade Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Revolade 25mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Revolade Tablet works

Revolade 25mg Tablet is a thrombopoietin agonist. It works by stimulating the formation of new platelets in the blood. Platelets help to reduce or prevent bleeding.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Revolade 25mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Revolade 25mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Revolade 25mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.

Driving

UNSAFE
Revolade 25mg Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Revolade 25mg Tablet can make you dizzy and have other side effects that make you less alert. This may affect your driving ability.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Revolade 25mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Revolade 25mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have a kidney disease. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests may is advisable while you are taking this medicine.

Liver

CAUTION
Revolade 25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Revolade 25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Revolade Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Revolade 25mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.