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Tranexamic Acid Side Effects
Uncertain: This drug is not prescribed very often. What is the reason it was ordered? It intereferes with the normal breakdown of blood clots, so can be helpful in some patients with very low platetlet counts who do not respond to transfusions and are bleeding. However, this effect can be dangerous if serious infections occur that can trigger clotting throughout the body. ...Read more
Been prescribed with tranexamic acid tablets for heavy, painful periods. What are the side effects?
Nausea,vomiting,diar: Side effects are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. Dizziness and low blood pressure deep vein thrombosis pulmonary embolism cerebral thrombosis acute renal cortical necrosis central retinal artery and vein obstruction acute allergic reaction headache stuffy nose many more listed but not all patients feel all the side effects and most can tolerate the drug, sometimes the dose needs to be lowered. ...Read more
Been prescribed with tranexamic acid tablets for heavy, painful periods. Is this normal? What are the side effects?
Yes it is used : It is used by some for menorrhagia more so in europe than in us.It enhances blood clotting and seems to be effective for it.But first you have to know if it is true menorrhagia as half of the women who complain of heavy bleeding do not loose lot of blood side effects are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea. Dizziness and low blood pressure deep vein thrombosis pulmonary embolism cerebral thrombosis. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my mother age is 46. she is using transamin (tranexamic acid) tablet is there is any side effect using this t?
Yes: Why is your mother taking this drug? It blocks the normal breakdown of blood clots, and is used rarely for patients who have low platelet counts that stop responding to transfusions and are actively bleeding. If this is not the case, it can can be dangerous because it can promote excessive clotting and organ damage. ...Read more
Shouldnt: The half life of a drug is how long it takes for the body to remove one half of the drug from the blood. The half life of this drug is about 2 to 4 hours. So weeks later the drug should not be in your body. ...Read more
Stops clot breakdown: Tranexamic acid (txa) is a drug that stops clots from breaking down. It is currently approved for use by hemophiliacs undergoing dental procedures and by women with very heavy periods. It is being used more and more for helping to stop bleeding after major injury. Research has shown that it saves lives if given within 3 hours of major injury, especially in people who have low blood pressure. ...Read more
ANTIFIBRINOLYTIC: can be given as pills or injections given to stop or reduce bleeding it inhibits the fibrinolysis ( clot breaking) in our bodies , thus favoring clotting and therefore protecting against bleeding ...Read more
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