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Fm49, what is purpose of my dr when she prescribed tranexamic acid 2000mg per day for 5 days for 3 cycles (have heavy periods).?

Help bleed . This medication has been shown to help reduce the amount if bleeding for women with heavy periods. It is an anti fibrinolytic agent that helps by blocking the breakdown of blood clots. In some women by up to 40% of precious baseline. Read more...
Decrease bleeding. Tranexamic acid is a medication that works to decrease bleeding. It is used in a number of applications, most commonly prior to surgery, in patients with hemophilia or other clotting disorders, or to manage heavy periods (menorrhagia). Read more...

I am 43, tried mirena (levonorgestrel) x heavy periods but didn't work. Had gyno check all clear. Took tranexamic acid tablets they work. Took iron tblts. Ferratin 29.7?

Pregnancy Plans? Still having very heavy uncontrolled menstrual periods-- you do have more choices but it depends on whether you want to have more pregnancies. If done with childbirth, novasure ablation is a strong option for you to explore with your doctor. This one time procedure works for 99% of women in dramatically decreasing or stopping heavy periods but it must be reviewed and understood thoroughly first. Read more...