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Tranexamic may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Tranexamic is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, th... View More
Tranexamic is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Tranexamic does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Tranexamic should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Tranexamic may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Tranexamic is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Tranexamic may not be needed ... View More
Tranexamic is used to treat bleeding. It helps to prevent or reduce bleeding in conditions like tooth removal, heavy periods, dysfunctional uterine blee... View More
Uses of Tranexamic
Side effects of Tranexamic
- Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
- Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
How to use Tranexamic
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Tranexamic is to be taken ... View More
How Tranexamic works
Tranexamic is an anti-fibrinolytic. It works by preventing the breakdown of blood clots to control excessive bleeding during periods, or after surgery.
What if you forget to take Tranexamic?
If you miss a dose of Tranexamic, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- Tranexamic helps prevent or reduce heavy bleeding post surgery and in conditions such as heavy periods, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, and nosebleeds.
- Your doctor will prescribe the lowest effective dose for the shortest possible time necessary to relieve your symptoms.
- If taking for heavy periods, take it on the first day as taking it before or after will not have any benefit.
- Your doctor may monitor your vision regularly while you are taking this medicine.
- Inform your doctor if you have a history of kidney or liver disease.
- Inform your doctor if there is no improvement in your bleeding after using this medicine for three consecutive periods.
Haemorrhage, Hereditary angioedema
May be taken with or without food.
Oral Short-term management of haemorrhage Adult: 1-1.5 g or 15-25 mg/kg bid or tid. Management of hereditary angioedema Adult: 1-1.5 g bid or tid.... View More
Oral Short-term management of haemorrhage Child: 25 mg/kg bid or tid. Management of hereditary angioedema Child: 25 mg/kg bid or tid. Intraveno... View More
Renal impairment: Adjust dose based on serum creatinine concentration: 120-250 micromol/l: 15 mg/kg bid daily; 250-500 micromol/l: 15 mg/kg once daily; ... View More
Severe renal failure, active intravascular clotting, thromboembolic disease, colour vision disorders, subarachnoid bleeding.
Mode of Action
Tranexamic acid is an antifibrinolytic agent that competitively inhibits breakdown of fibrin clots. It blocks binding of plasminogen and plasmin to fibr... View More
Mild to moderate renal impairment, irregular menstrual bleeding, previous history of thromboembolic disease, haematuria. Monitor closely in disseminated... View More
>10% Headache (50.4%),Nasal and sinus symptoms (25.4%),Back pain (20.7%),Abdominal pain (19.8%),Musculoskeletal pain (11.2%) 1-10% Arthralgia (6.9%... View More
Potentially Fatal: Increased risk of thrombus formation with estrogens, Factor IX complex concentrates or anti-inhibitor coagulant concentrates. Increas... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More