What is Tranexamic Acid?
Tranexamic Acid is used for Heavy menstrual bleeding, Severe loss of blood, Swelling in various body parts, Blood clotting problems, Blood clotting problem and other conditions. This salt may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Tranexamic Acid Uses
Tranexamic Acid is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Heavy menstrual bleeding
· Severe loss of blood
· Swelling in various body parts
· Blood clotting problems
· Blood clotting problem
Tranexamic Acid – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur in medicines that contain Tranexamic Acid. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Sudden breathlessness
· Unusual pain or swelling in arms or legs
· Coughing up of blood
· Loose motion
· Allergic skin reaction
· Pain or feeling of heaviness in chest
Tranexamic Acid Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Tranexamic Acid improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Preventing bleeding.
Tranexamic Acid – Precautions & How to Use
Before using Tranexamic Acid, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Be careful in case of irregular menstrual bleeding, thromboembolic disease, haematuria, or hypotension
· Do not continue this drug and consult your doctor if you experience skin rashes or other serious symptoms