Tramakab P 500/37.5 Mg Tablet 10
Tranexamic acid is used to treat excessive bleeding during menstruation. It is also used to treat blood loss from trauma, surgery, and hemophilia. Mefenamic acid is a non-steroid anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which helps to relieve pain, inflammation and reduces the elevated body temperature. It is used to treat lower back pain, muscle pain, headache, toothaches, and to relieve painful menstruation.
How does the drug work?
Tranexamic acid belongs to class of antifibrinolytic agent. It works by preventing clots of blood during surgery, menstruation, and other parts of the body. It helps to break down the blood clots too fast and reduces excessive bleeding. Mefenamic acid works by inhibiting the synthesis of prostaglandins. Thus, the prostaglandin effects such as sensitization of the spinal nerves to the painful stimuli, inflammation associated with vasodilation, and elevation of body temperature by the thyroid gland are not produced.
What are the common side effect?
The common side effects of tranexamic acid are gastrointestinal effects, dizziness, fatigue, headache, and hypersensitivity reactions. The most frequently experienced side effects with mefenamic acid are nausea, vomiting, dizziness, headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, indigestion, bloating, bleeding, blurred vision, heartburn, ulcers (stomach or intestine), anemia, abnormal kidney function, edema, an increase in liver enzymes, increased bleeding time, itching, rashes, ringing sensation in the ear.
Important Information for use
• People with bone marrow depression should not use Zepcar CR medicine.
• Avoid the Zepcar CR drug if an allergic reaction was seen with an earlier use of carbamazepine.
• Do not take any other antidepressant drugs along with Carbafen tablet. If a MAO-inhibitor drug was used in the past 14 days, then do not take Zepcar CR.
• Call the doctor immediately in the case of skin rash, unusual weakness, bleeding and fever. This is because of the chances of Carbafen side effects such as life-threatening skin rash.
• Continue the Zepcar CR medication for the full length prescribed by the doctor.
• Pregnant women should not start or stop using Zepcar CR unless instructed by the doctor.
• Don’t get exposed to sunlight due to the risk of sunburn with Zepcar CR.
• Do not take grapefruit juice while using Zepcar CR.
FAQs :Tranexamic acid
1. How should I take the tranexamic acid? Take the tranexamic acid with or without food but at a fixed time every day or as prescribed by the doctor.
2. Can I drive after taking tranexamic acid? Tranexamic acid may affect person’s ability to drive. It is safe to avoid drive after taking this medicine.
3. What is the recommended dose of tranexamic acid for adults? The dose depends on the individual and is decided by your doctor. However, the normal starting dose of tranexamic acid for adults is 2 to 4mg/day.
4. What if I forget taking a dose of tranexamic acid? Take the missed dose soon as you remember. If it is about to next dose, then leave the dose and continue with the next dose at its scheduled time. Do not overdose.
5. How to store tranexamic acid tablets? Store the medicine in its original package away from heat, light, and moisture. Keep it out of reach from your kids. Discard the tablets after the expiry date. Mefenemic acid
1. Can I drive after taking the drug? The drug may occasionally cause side effects such as drowsiness, dizziness, and visual disturbances. Therefore, it is advisable not to drive.
2. What should I do in the case of overdosage? You must immediately contact for a doctor’s advice because an overdose of mefenamic acid can increase your risk of side effects.
3. What to do if I miss a dose? If it is too late, then leave the missed dose and take the next dose as per the schedule.
4. Can I take mefenamic acid if I am planning for pregnancy? You must inform your doctor before taking the drug if you are planning to become pregnant.
5. Can I use the drug in the management of menstrual cramps? Yes. You can use the drug in the treatment of pain during periods associated with cramps.