Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Revolade Products

Revolade Products are primarily used for

Low platelet count due to ITP or HCV infection

About Revolade Products

Uses of Revolade Products

Eltrombopag is used for low platelet count due to ITP or HCV infection. It is used to treat low platelet count due to chronic immune (idiopathic) thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP) or chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. It’s also used to treat severe aplastic anemia.

Revolade Products side effects


Side Effects of Revolade are Nausea, Diarrhea, Upper respiratory tract infection, Vomiting, Increased liver enzymes, Muscle pain, Urinary tract infection.

How Revolade Products work

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

Patient Concerns about Revolade Products

Frequently asked questions about Revolade Products

Frequently asked questions about Eltrombopag

Q. Can Revolade 50mg Tablet be crushed?
Revolade 50mg Tablet is a medicine which is used to increase the number of platelets in your blood. This medicine should be taken just as advised by the doctor. You should take this medicine as a whole with a glass of water without crushing or chewing it.
Q. How do you take Revolade 50mg Tablet?
Revolade 50mg Tablet should be taken exactly as prescribed by your doctor. You should take the medicine on an empty stomach either 1 hour before or 2 hours after eating food. Do not alter the dosage or schedule of the medicine unless your prescribing doctor has advised it to do so.
Q. How long does Revolade 50mg Tablet take to work?
Revolade 50mg Tablet prevents the occurrence of bleeding episodes by increasing the number of platelets in the blood. The time taken by this medicine to start working may vary from person to person. Usually, it takes about 2 weeks for the patients to respond to Revolade 50mg Tablet.
Q. Should I avoid any specific foods while taking Revolade 50mg Tablet?
Yes, you may need to avoid certain dairy foods such as cheese, butter, etc. and mineral and vitamin supplements while taking this medicine. Avoid taking these foods four hours before and two hours after taking Revolade 50mg Tablet. If you take these food items or supplements, the medicine may not get absorbed into your body, thereby not acting properly.
Q. How should I store Revolade 50mg Tablet?
This medicine can be stored at room temperature between 20°C to 25°C. Close the bottle tightly and do not remove the desiccant pack if present inside the bottle as it helps to keep the medicine dry.
Q. Can Revolade 50mg Tablet cause serious side effects?
Revolade 50mg Tablet can cause serious side effects like liver problems. The symptoms of liver disease include yellowing of the skin or the whites of the eyes, pain in the upper right area of the stomach, unusual darkening of the urine, and unusual tiredness. The risk of liver problems increases if the patient is infected with hepatitis C virus or is being treated for it. Taking this medicine may also increase the platelet count in the blood, increasing the risk of developing blood clots. This in turn increases your risk of getting a heart attack or stroke and may prove fatal in some cases. Ideally, regular blood tests are done to monitor the liver functions and platelet count while taking Revolade 50mg Tablet. Its use can also worsen cataract, leading to blurring of vision. Consult your doctor immediately if you notice any of the side effects.
Q. What should I do if I miss a dose of Revolade 50mg Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Revolade 50mg Tablet, you should wait and take your next scheduled dose. Do not take more than one dose of this medicine in a single day. Taking a double dose of this medicine in a single day can increase the risk of side effects.

Products for Revolade

Revolade 50mg Tablet
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Revolade 25mg Tablet
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