For adults with thrombocytopenia in chronic immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) who have had an insufficient response to a previous treatment.*

Help Chronic ITP Patients’ Platelets Lift Off with Doptelet1

Doptelet is the only oral TPO-RA with no food-type restrictions, no liver monitoring, and no injections.1-3†‡

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Doptelet acts fast and lasts1,5§

In the 6-month core study1:

Lift platelet counts quickly


In as few as 8 days, 66% 
of Doptelet patients reached 
50,000/μL (secondary endpoint).

Raise and maintain platelet counts


With Doptelet, patients achieved 
platelet goals of 50,000/μL 
(primary endpoint).

Keep platelet counts lifted

12.4 WEEKS

Patients on Doptelet reached target platelet 
counts of 50,000/μL for a median of 12.4 
cumulative weeks (primary endpoint).‡§

In the pivotal trial and open-label extension6:

Reach target levels

94% of patients reached 50,000 platelets/μL at least once in Doptelet clinical trials.II

The study was not placebo-controlled; therefore, causality cannot be attributed, and hypothesis testing cannot determine whether within-arm changes were due to drug effect. The extension study may not meet the FDA definition of an adequate and well-controlled study due to its study design.

In the post hoc analysis of the core and extension phase7:

Response was maintained

83% of the time patient platelet response was maintained while on treatment during the core and extension phases.

Post hoc analyses should be interpreted with caution, and results from these analyses may differ from those observed in clinical practice. The post hoc analysis is not included in the Doptelet Prescribing Information and the FDA did not consider this analysis in approving Doptelet. 

Core Study: Efficacy was evaluated in a 6-month, multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase 3 study. Patients had received one or more prior chronic ITP therapies and had average screening and baseline platelet counts of <30×109/L. Forty-nine patients were randomized (2:1) to receive either Doptelet (n=32) or placebo (n=17).1

  • The primary efficacy endpoint was the cumulative number of weeks of platelet response, defined as a platelet count ≥50×109/L in the absence of rescue therapy, over 6 months of once-daily treatment in adults with chronic ITP. Doptelet-treated patients had a median duration of 12.4 cumulative weeks vs 0 weeks for placebo1
  • A secondary efficacy endpoint was the proportion of patients with a platelet response (platelet counts ≥50×109/L) at Day 8. 66% (n=21/32) of Doptelet-treated patients had platelet counts of ≥50,000/μL at Day 8 compared to placebo (n=0/17)1

Open-label extension: Patients could enter the open-label extension phase if they completed the 6-month core study, or if they experienced a lack of efficacy during that period. In the extension phase, all patients received titrated Doptelet once daily. Thirty-nine patients (24 Doptelet and 15 placebo) entered the 90-week maintenance period of the extension phase, in which Doptelet dose titration and downward titration of concomitant ITP medications were allowed. At the end of the extension phase, a 4-week, dose-tapering period was followed by a 30-day follow-up after the last dose of Doptelet.5,8

  • The primary endpoint of the extension study was to assess the long-term safety and efficacy of treatment with Doptelet by measuring platelet response rate, bleeding, and the use of rescue therapy5
  • Exploratory endpoints included the percentage of patients who achieved platelet counts ≥50,000/μL or ≥100,000/μL at any time during the core study and its extension phase. These endpoints were reported in an integrated analysis of the Phase 3 core study and extension phase data. In an integrated analysis of the core study and its extension phase, 93.8% of patients initially randomized to Doptelet and who continued to be treated with Doptelet during the extension phase achieved a platelet count of ≥50,000/μL at any time, compared to 64.7% of placebo patients who rolled over to Doptelet.6,8

Compliance comes with convenience

When selecting treatment for ITP, ASH guidelines recommend the consideration of patient preferences and their potential impact on adherence9

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No food-type restrictions
Patients can take Doptelet with any food (food required); no administration concerns with minerals like calcium or magnesium.1

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No liver monitoring
Doptelet does not require additional liver-function monitoring; no significant hepatotoxicity seen in Doptelet clinical trials.1,5

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No treatment injections
Doptelet can be taken anytime, anywhere, 
without adding trips to the doctor 
(platelet monitoring required).1‡

*Doptelet-treated patients achieved a platelet count of 50x109/L for a median of 12.4 cumulative weeks. 66% of Doptelet-treated patients were able to achieve a platelet count of 50x109/L in as few as 8 days.1

Food required.1

Platelet monitoring required. After initiating therapy with Doptelet, assess platelet counts weekly until a stable platelet count of ≥50x109/L has been achieved, and then obtain platelet counts monthly thereafter.1

§Throughout the core study and extension phase, 72.3% of patients were exposed to avatrombopag for at least 32 weeks. In the open-label extension phase for those patients continuing Doptelet treatment, a response was achieved at 44.2% of visits.5,8

IIIn an integrated analysis of the core study and its open-label extension phase, 93.8% of patients initially randomized to Doptelet achieved a platelet count of  ≥50,000/μL at any time, and 64.7% of placebo patients who rolled over to Doptelet in the open-label extension phase also reached this metric.6

Avatrombopag was not studied as part of the 2019 ASH guidelines.9

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Mechanism of action

Doptelet works to address the underlying pathophysiology of chronic ITP by increasing platelet production1

  • Doptelet is an oral thrombopoietin receptor agonist (TPO-RA) that works to stimulate platelet production in individuals with chronic ITP1

  • Thrombopoietin (TPO) is a hormone produced in the liver that acts by binding to hematopoietic stem cell receptors in the bone marrow1,10,11 

  • When bound to these cell receptors, TPO activates the JAK-STAT signaling pathway, resulting in stem cell differentiation to megakaryocytes, leading to the production of platelets10,11

  • Doptelet acts by binding to the same receptors as the endogenous TPO, albeit at a different binding site, ultimately activating the JAK-STAT pathway, which increases platelet production10,11

  • Doptelet does not block native TPO; it allows for an additive effect to endogenous platelet production1

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Mechanism of action

Find out more about the recommended use of TPO-RAs

  • The American Society of Hematology (ASH) guidelines recommend the use of TPO-RAs as a second-line therapy

  • The updated International Primary ITP Consensus Report recommends the use of TPO-RAs as a therapy subsequent to initial therapy12

TPO-RA=thrombopoietin receptor agonist.

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Read about Doptelet efficacy

Doptelet worked to raise platelet counts in patients with ITP in the Phase 3 clinical study. Ready to see the numbers?1†


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