Nplate

INFORMATION FOR NPLATE® (ROMIPLOSTIM) PATIENTS

This site is designed for adult patients who have been prescribed Nplate® (romiplostim) and for whom your healthcare practitioner has decided you are eligible to reconstitute and self-administer your Nplate® dose following training. To support your self-administration of your Nplate® dose, you will receive the Home Administration Training (HAT) pack.
Should you have any concerns or questions regarding your treatment with Nplate®, please speak to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. For information on side effects and how to report them please click the ‘Report side effects’ tab above.

Patient Guide: Treatment with Nplate® (romiplostim) for immune thrombocytopenia (ITP)

This guide for adult patients prescribed Nplate® covers topics such as, “What is ITP?”, “About romiplostim” as well as offering advice on looking after yourself and providing contacts such as the ITP Support Association. Click the button below to download a PDF version of the booklet.
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Emergency contacts card

For patients to keep a record of important contact details.
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Video tutorial: How to self-administer Nplate®

This video provides a step-by-step guide for adult patients on the preparation and self-administration of the correct dose of Nplate® (romiplostim). It will guide you, step by step, through the self-injection process – and demonstrate how, with practice, injecting can become a routine part of your life. Your doctor or healthcare professional will recommend and initiate self-administration of romiplostim only for specific patients. Those patients will be provided with a Home Administration Training pack by their healthcare professional.
Please also read the instructions at the end of the Patient Information Leaflet on how to inject Nplate®. It is important that you do not try to give yourself the injection unless you have received training from your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Home Administration Training Resources

Quick guide to home administration of Nplate®

Overview for adult patients of what is involved with self-administration.
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Nplate® preparation mat

A table placemat for adult patients listing all materials needed to self-administer their Nplate® dose
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Step-by-step guide to preparation and administration of the Nplate® injection

A visual aid for your home-administration of Nplate® for adult patients who have been selected and trained to administer their Nplate® dose at home
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Step-by-step guide: preparation and self-administration of the Nplate® injection DVD

A visual aid for your home-administration of Nplate® for adult patients who have been selected and trained to administer their Nplate® dose at home
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Self-administration diary for adult patients

A booklet for adult patients to track their prescribed dose(s), to record training dates, administration dates and any questions you have for your healthcare professional.
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This site is intended for patients in Ireland who are being treated with an Amgen® product and for Irish Healthcare Professionals (HCPs).

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IE-CBU-0820-00002 August 2020