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What is Tranexamic acid used for?

Tranexamic acid belongs to a class of drugs known as antifibrinolytics and is used mainly to treat heavy bleeding or blood loss during monthly periods (menstruation), postpartum bleeding, surgery, tooth removal, nosebleeds Tranexamic acid works by slowing the breakdown of blood clots, which helps to prevent prolonged bleeding. 

What are the side effects of tranexamic acid?

The more common side effects of tranexamic acid include: nausea, Diarrhea, Stomach pain or discomfort, vomiting, chills, fever, severe headache, back or joint pain, muscle pain, muscle stiffness, runny or stuffy nose

When should I take tranexamic acid?

Tranexamic acid comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken with or without food three times a day for up to 5 days during monthly menstruation. You should begin taking this medication each month when your period starts. 

Can I take tranexamic acid to stop my period?

No. Tranexamic acid reduces heavy bleeding during periods but it does not stop the monthly period flow altogether

Trenaxa 500mg for periods

Trenaxa is an antifibrinolytic drug that is used to treat excessive bleeding during menstrual cycles or periods. Tranexamic acid comes on prescription as tablets, liquid, mouthwash, or injection

Tranexamic acid brand name

Cyklokapron is the brand name of Tranexamic acid

Tranexamic acid uses

Tranexamic acid is a medicine that controls bleeding. It helps your blood to clot and is used for nosebleeds, tooth bleed, heavy periods, and hereditary angioedema

If you have any condition that causes you to bleed more than usual, you may need to take tranexamic acid for a few days before having surgery or dental surgery.

Dosage

Tranexamic acid dosage

Tranexamic acid comes as 500mg tablets. For adults the usual dose is 2 or 3 tablets, taken 3 times a day. Doses are usually lower for people with kidney problems.

The liquid comes in different strengths. Always follow the dosage instruction by your doctor. 

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Direction of Use

Tranexamic acid comes as a tablet to take by mouth with or without food, and also as liquid which can be taken as an injection into a vein

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