Uses of Chromostat Tablet

Chromostat Tablet is used in the treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding and menstrual pain.

Chromostat Tablet side effects

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhoea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nasal congestion
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Stomach pain
  • Sinus pain
  • Sinus inflammation

How to use Chromostat Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Chromostat Tablet works

Chromostat Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Tranexamic Acid and Mefenamic Acid. Tranexamic Acid is an anti-fibrinolytic. It works by preventing the breakdown of blood clots to control excessive bleeding during periods. Mefenamic Acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Chromostat Tablet related warnings

Taking Mefenamic acid with alcohol increases the risk of stomach bleeding.
Chromostat Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Chromostat Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Chromostat Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Chromostat Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Chromostat Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Chromostat Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Chromostat Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Chromostat Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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User Feedback


Q. What is Chromostat?
Chromostat is a combination of two medicines: Tranexamic Acid and Mefenamic Acid. This medication is used to treat pain and is used to treat heavy bleeding during menstrual cycle (monthly periods) in women.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Chromostat?
Yes, it is considered to be harmful for patients with severe kidney failure, active intravascular clotting (obstruction in the blood flow due to blood clots), and color vision disorders.
Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Chromostat?
Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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