Which medications in the drug class Blood products are used in the treatment of Immune Thrombocytopenia (ITP) in Emergency Medicine?

Updated: Dec 14, 2019
  • Author: Michael A Silverman, MD, MD; Chief Editor: Gil Z Shlamovitz, MD, FACEP  more...
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Blood products

Intravenous immune globulin (IVIg)

DOC for severe, life-threatening bleeding or for children with platelet counts < 20,000/mm3 with minor purpura; can be used alone or in addition to glucocorticoid therapy.


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