Chronic immune thrombocytopenia, or cITP, is a disorder that can lead to excessive bruising or bleeding.
What is cITP?
cITP can develop when your immune system attacks certain blood cells (platelets) in your blood. Platelets help the blood to clot. Patients with cITP have low levels of platelets and are at risk of excessive bruising or bleeding.
How cITP is treated
cITP is typically treated by increasing platelet counts with an intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIg), such as PANZYGA.
A nurse or other member of your treatment team will administer PANZYGA through an infusion in a vein, which can occur in a hospital, an infusion clinic, or at home.
In a clinical study, patients treated with PANZYGA had an increase in the number of platelets (a type of blood cell) and decrease in bleeding.
- For patients who responded to treatment with PANZYGA, it took about 2 days to achieve an increase in the number of platelets, and the increase lasted for 14 days.
Patients treated with PANZYGA had a decrease in bleeding.
- After 7 days in the study, 14% of patients had bleeding compared to 64% of patients having bleeding prior to the study
Adverse events reported in >5% of the 40 patients with cITP treated with PANZYGA in a study
The most common side effects of PANZYGA in the cITP clinical study were headache, fever, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, and anemia. Allergic reactions may occur.
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