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Etamsylate - Indications, Dosage, Side Effects and Precautions

Last Updated on August 11, 2022
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Information about Etamsylate

Generic Name : Etamsylate
Up-to-date prescription details regarding Etamsylate are provided here.
Understand it's uses, recommended dosages, its indications, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, warnings and its and its storage instructions.
You will also find a list of the medication's International and Indian brand or trade names, as well as its pricing information. For verification of the information presented on this page or for additional clarifications, it's advisable to consult your doctor.
Therapeutic Classification : Hemostatic Agents

Trade Names/Brand Names of Etamsylate

India : 


International : 

Alstat, Cyclonamine, Dicinone, Dicynene, Dicynone, Eselin, Etamsilat, Etamsylatum, Etamzilats, Ethasyl, Hemo 141, Hémoced, Hemsyl, Impedil, Lizhining, OM-Dicynone, Quercetol, Stadmed Ethacid, Wincynon Read more..

Why is Etamsylate Prescribed? (Indications)

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).

When should Etamsylate not be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity and porphyria (a blood disorder).

What is the dosage of Etamsylate?

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.

How should Etamsylate be taken?

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.

What are the warnings and precautions for Etamsylate?

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of coeliac disease, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

What are the side effects of Etamsylate?

Headache, skin rash, nausea, and low blood pressure.

What are the other precautions for Etamsylate?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Etamsylate?

Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct heat and light.

Schedule : H
Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.
Last Updated : August 11, 2022

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