What type of growth factor is Promacta and Nplate? What are their clinical uses? How are they administered? What are the potential side effects?
Thrombocytopenia, Cancer Chemotherapy, and Bone Marrow Transplantation
Potentially serious side-effects may develop, including myalgia, joint and extremity discomfort, insomnia, thrombocytosis, which may lead to potentially fatal clots, and bone marrow fibrosis, the latter which may result in an unsafe decrease in the red blood count.