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Novartis Drug Revolade Improves Outcomes For ITP Patients


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(RTTNews.com) - Novartis ( NVS ) announced results of a retrospective, real-world evidence study in patients with immune thrombocytopenia or ITP treated with Revolade or eltrombopag, compared to other second-line therapies. The data demonstrated that patients experienced better clinical outcomes with Revolade, in terms of fewer bleeding episodes.

The company noted that Revolade (eltrombopag) showed lower rate of bleeding-related episodes and similar rate of thrombotic events vs. romiplostim, rituximab and splenectomy, in a retrospective analysis of US electronic health records.

The company said that the patients who received splenectomy, as second-line regimen, showed highest platelet counts and most frequent thrombotic event rates among groups receiving other therapies.

Immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) is a rare blood disorder where there is an increased risk of bleeding due to a low number of platelets.


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