PharmacyChecker experts answer consumer questions related to affording lower-cost, prescription medications.
We help people afford the medication they need by verifying online pharmacies and comparing their prices. Drug prices are out of control. Americans face the highest medication prices in the world. That's why millions of Americans choose to buy medication from other countries.
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If you are considering purchasing medication from outside the U.S., be aware that, in most circumstances, it is technically not legal for individuals to import prescription drugs; however, U.S. government officials have stated that individuals who order non-controlled prescription drugs from Canada or other foreign sources (up to a three-month supply) for their own use are not being pursued or prosecuted.
Are Revolade and Promacta the same drug? How much are they?
Revolade is a film-coated tablet containing the active ingredient eltrombopag, which helps to increase the number of platelets in the patient's blood. Revolade is used to treat various conditions, including idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP), Hepatitis C virus (HCV), and severe aplastic anemia (SAA).
Revolade and Promacta are the Same Drug with Different Names
Eltrombopag is manufactured and marketed by GlaxoSmithKline under the name Promacta in the United States and Canada, and as Revolade in the European Union. Both are made in Ireland.
Buy Revolade or Promacta through a Verified Online Pharmacy
You can compare prices for Revolade 25 mg and Revolade 50 mg among verified online pharmacies on PharmacyChecker.com. You can also find international pharmacy price comparisons and U.S. pharmacy discount cards for Promacta 25 mg and Promacta 50 mg. Discount cards are available to use at U.S. pharmacies for Promacta 12.5 mg and Promacta 75 mg.
The lowest price for Revolade 25 mg is listed as $71.68 per pill, but you can find Promacta 25 mg listed for as low as $47.96 per pill.
The price of Promacta 50 mg in the U.S. averages around $315 per pill. That same pill is only $80 through online pharmacy verified by PharmacyChecker.com. That's a 75% savings if you shop verified online pharmacies.
To use PharmacyChecker.com to view verified international online pharmacies and compare prices for Revolade or Promacta, enter the name in the "Compare Drug Prices" box, click on the search icon, then follow the prompts to list of pharmacies that offer it.
Print Discount Coupons for Promacta
If you would prefer to shop at your local pharmacy, PharmacyChecker.com offers printable discount coupons for Promacta that you can use at the pharmacy. Just visit the individual Promacta price page, scroll all the way to the bottom of the page, click the "Search U.S. Local Pharmacy Pricing" button, enter your ZIP Code, and print your coupon.Updated November 26, 2019