Romiplostim

  • Medicine Name: Romiset
  • API: Romiplostim
  • Packaging: Single-dose vial
  • Strength: 250 mcg/Vial
  • Manufactured by: Alkem Laboratories Ltd
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Description

Romiset (Romiplostim 250 MCG Injections)

Romiplostim injection is a thrombopoietin receptor agonist used for the treatment of thrombocytopenia in: 

  • Adult patients with immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) who have had an insufficient response to corticosteroids, immunoglobulins, or splenectomy.
  • Pediatric patients 1 year of age and older with ITP for at least 6 months who have had an insufficient response to corticosteroids, immunoglobulins, or splenectomy. 

Romiplostim injection is used to increase survival in adults and pediatric patients (including term neonates) acutely exposed to myelosuppressive doses of radiation (Hematopoietic Syndrome of Acute Radiation Syndrome [HSARS]). 

Limitations of Use:

    • Romiplostim is not for treating individuals with thrombocytopenia due to myelodysplastic syndrome (MDS) or any cause of thrombocytopenia other than ITP.
    • This medicine should be used only in those with ITP whose degree of thrombocytopenia and clinical condition increases the probability of bleeding.
    • This therapeutic drug should not be used in an attempt to normalize platelet counts.

Dosage and Side Effects of Romiplostim Injection:

Patients with Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP):  The recommended initial dose is 1 mcg/kg once weekly as a subcutaneous (SC) injection. Dosage can be adjusted based on platelet response.

Patients acutely exposed to myelosuppressive doses of radiation: The recommended dose is 10 mcg/kg administered once as a subcutaneous (SC) injection. Administer the dose as promptly as possible after suspected or confirmed exposure to myelosuppressive doses of radiation.

The most common side effects of Romiplostim 250 mcg injection in adult patients are arthralgia, dizziness, pain in extremities, insomnia, abdominal pain, myalgia, shoulder pain, dyspepsia, and paresthesia. Side effects in pediatric patients are contusion, upper respiratory tract infection, and oropharyngeal pain.


Warning and Precautions of Romiplostim Injection:

  • Romiplostim250 mcg injection can increase the risk of blood clot formation (thrombosis), including blood clots in veins (venous thromboembolism) and arteries (arterial thrombosis). It should be used with caution in individuals with a history of blood clotting disorders or those at increased risk of thrombosis.
  • Regular monitoring of platelet counts and other blood parameters is essential during treatment with Romiplostim to ensure appropriate dosing and to detect any potential side effects promptly.
  • While this medicinal product helps increase platelet counts, it may not reduce the probability of bleeding in all individuals. Patients need to be monitored for signs and symptoms of bleeding and managed accordingly.
  • This therapeutic drug may lead to changes in bone marrow, including an increase in reticulin fibers. Bone marrow evaluations should be conducted periodically throughout treatment.
  • Some individuals may experience hypersensitivity reactions, including rash, itching, and difficulty breathing, after taking Romiplostim. If any allergic reactions occur, immediate medical attention should be sought.
  • This medication should be used with caution in individuals with hepatic impairment, as it can affect liver function tests. Regular monitoring of liver function is recommended.
  • The safety and efficacy of Romiplostim in pediatric patients have not been established. Its use in this population should be carefully considered based on individual patient factors.
  • The effects of this medicine on pregnancy and breastfeeding are not well studied. It should only be used during pregnancy if the potential benefits justify the potential risks to the fetus, and breastfeeding should be avoided while receiving treatment.

FAQ's

What is a Romiset?

Romiset contains Romiplostim as an active ingredient. This therapeutic drug is used for the treatment of low blood platelet counts in adults with chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP).

How will I receive Romiplostim? 

Romiplostim is administered as an injection under the skin (subcutaneous injection) and is typically given by a healthcare professional.

How can I store Romiplostim?

Store Romiplostim in the refrigerator between 2°C to 8°C. Do not freeze or shake. Keep it in its original packaging.

How much does Romiplostim cost in India?

Romiplostim 250 mcg cost in India is reasonable and can vary. To procure it legally, you can call us at (+91) 8130290915, TOLL-FREE: 1800-889-1064, Or Write us at info@indiangenericmedicines.com.

Can Romiplostim be used while I’m pregnant?

Romiplostim injections may be unsafe if used during pregnancy. Talk to your doctor about the best way to help control your disease if you want to become pregnant or during pregnancy. 

Can Romiplostim be used while breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding is not recommended while on Romiplostim. Talk to your doctor if you are breastfeeding or intend to breastfeed.

Where can I get Romiplostim at the best Price? 

Order Romiplostim at the best price today. We request you to Call/WhatsApp us at (+91) 8130290915 or dial our TOLL-FREE Number: 1800-889-1064 or Write us at info@indiangenericmedicines.com. We are fully committed to providing you with the best Romiplostim 250 mcg price from India. That is why we’ll match the cost/price of other existing facilitators/suppliers/distributors in the market who require a medical prescription.

Is the Romiplostim available in India?

Romiplostim is a (prescription drug, doctor-prescribed medication, or health care professional-prescribed medicine) pharmaceutical drug that can be legally dispensed against a medical prescription. Romiplostim can be made available through the network of authorized distributors in India. (Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Pune, etc.)

Can You Send the Romiplostim to Foreign Destinations?

Buy generic Romiplostim online at the best/lowest price from a leading supplier. Indian Generic Medicines can assist in the delivery of Romiplostim; the doctor-prescribed medication to the UK, Canada, Australia, Philippines, the USA, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, China, South Africa, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Zambia, Pakistan, Kuwait, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Hong Kong, UAE, Turkey, Afghanistan, Malaysia, Singapore, Qatar, Japan, Nepal, and many other countries.

What is the procedure for buying Romiplostim from Indian Generic Medicines

Patients can simply fill out the order form or send mail to info@indiangenericmedicines.com. Patients can also send WhatsApp messages to +91 8130290915 or can dial the TOLL-FREE Number: 18008891064. We will reply ASAP with the details of the Romiplostim 250 mcg price and the procurement procedure.

Note:- The order will be confirmed only after the valid receipt of the prescription from the Physician.

Is it safe to buy Romiplostim online from India?

Yes, one can buy Romiplostim 250 mcg online from India-based Indian Generic Medicines if the medicine is not (yet) registered or is unavailable in their respective country. We can facilitate the export/supply of Romiplostim through legal channels.