This medication is a haemostatic agent, prescribed for the management of blood loss in menorrhagia, and after surgery. It reduces bleeding from very small blood vessels (capillaries).
Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity and porphyria (a blood disorder).
Adult: PO- Menorrhagia- The recommended dose is 500 mg 4 times/day during menstruation. Control of hemorrhage after surgery- The recommended dose is 250-500 mg 4-6 hourly as needed.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.
It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of coeliac disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Headache, skin rash, nausea, and low blood pressure.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct heat and light.
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