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What is tranexamic acid 500mg used for?

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Drug Class: Hemostatic Systemic – Antifibrinolytic Agents

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: Consult a doctor before using

Brand Names: ·

Drug Class: Hemostatic Systemic – Antifibrinolytic Agents

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: Consult a doctor before using

Alcohol: Limit intake while taking this medication

Driving: May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Use caution

PrecautionsPrecautions

  • Take at the same time(s) daily as directed
  • Tell doctor your complete medical history
  • Lab tests may be ordered to monitor therapy
  • Take at the same time(s) daily as directed
  • Tell doctor your complete medical history
  • Lab tests may be ordered to monitor therapy
  • Swallow tablets whole

  • For tablet products : Call Dr before increasing dose or frequency. Do not chew or crush. May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving. Reduce or avoid drinking alcohol. Tell Dr. if eye trouble occurs. Call doctor if you develop leg pain. Tell MD now of chest/arm/ jaw pain or short breath. Do not increase dose or frequency or prolong use. Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor. Call doctor if you are not getting better.

What are side effects of Tranexamic Acid?Any warnings while using Tranexamic Acid?Does Tranexamic Acid interact with any drugs?Is Tranexamic Acid contraindicated for any condition?How to use Tranexamic Acid?What if you missed a dose of Tranexamic Acid?

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  • People also askWhat kind of medication is tranexamic acid used for?What kind of medication is tranexamic acid used for?Tranexamic acid belongs to the class of medications called antifibrinolytic agents. This medication is used to prevent or reduce bleeding in certain conditions, such as dental surgery in people with hereditary blood clotting disorders, cervical surgery, heavy menstrual bleeding, nose bleeds and bleeding inside the eye.

    Precautions

    • Take at the same time(s) daily as directed
    • Tell doctor your complete medical history
    • Lab tests may be ordered to monitor therapy
    • Take at the same time(s) daily as directed
    • Tell doctor your complete medical history
    • Lab tests may be ordered to monitor therapy
    • Swallow tablets whole

    • For tablet products : Call Dr before increasing dose or frequency. Do not chew or crush. May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving. Reduce or avoid drinking alcohol. Tell Dr. if eye trouble occurs. Call doctor if you develop leg pain. Tell MD now of chest/arm/ jaw pain or short breath. Do not increase dose or frequency or prolong use. Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor. Call doctor if you are not getting better.

    What are side effects of Tranexamic Acid?Any warnings while using Tranexamic Acid?Does Tranexamic Acid interact with any drugs?Is Tranexamic Acid contraindicated for any condition?How to use Tranexamic Acid?What if you missed a dose of Tranexamic Acid?

    For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

    Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

    Was this helpful?What kind of medication is tranexamic acid used for? Tranexamic acid belongs to the class of medications called antifibrinolytic agents. This medication is used to prevent or reduce bleeding in certain conditions, such as dental surgery in people with hereditary blood clotting disorders, cervical surgery, heavy menstrual bleeding, nose bleeds and bleeding inside the eye.

    When do you take tranexamic acid for bleeding? It is also used in people with other high-risk bleeding conditions to control bleeding at such times as after surgery or an injury, during heavy nosebleeds, or during heavy menstrual bleeding.Tranexamic acid works by helping the blood clot normally to prevent and stop prolonged bleeding. It belongs to a class of drugs known as anti-fibrinolytics.

    What does tranexamic acid do for your period? Tranexamic acid is used to treat heavy bleeding during the menstrual cycle (monthly periods) in women. Tranexamic acid is in a class of medications called antifibrinolytics.

    Are there any side effects to taking tranexamic acid? Tell your doctor right away if you have any serious side effects, including: eye /eyelid problems. Although unlikely, this medication may cause serious blood clot problems and vision changes.

    Does tranexamic acid cause weight gain?

    Does tranexamic acid cause weight gain? Yes, Tranexamic Acid can cause weight gain. Tranexamic acid is an active ingredient of Cyklokapron which comes under the category of aminocaproic acid analogs which are a subclass of antifibrinolytic agents.

    Is tranexamic acid available over the counter? Tranexamic acid is to be made available over-the-counter for the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding.

    Does tranexamic acid contain any hormones? Tranexamic Acid Tablets do not contain any hormones . On average, Tranexamic Acid Tablets have been shown to lower the amount of blood lost during your monthly period by about one-third, but it is not meant to stop your period.

    Can you take tranexamic acid and ibuprofen together? I find the tranexamic acid really helps but the pharmacist said to not take it with ibuprofen because elsewhere in the body the 2 taken together can cause excessive blood loss if you get a cut etc.