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COASTAT 100MG INJECTION

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Composition for COASTAT

Tranexamic Acid(100 mg)

food interaction for COASTAT

alcohol interaction for COASTAT

pregnancy interaction for COASTAT

lactation interaction for COASTAT

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Coastat 100mg injection with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Coastat 100mg injection 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for COASTAT

Tranexamic Acid(100 mg)

Uses

Coastat 100mg injection is used in the treatment of bleeding.

How it works

Coastat 100mg injection prevents the breakdown of clots and stops bleeding

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Pale colored skin, Abdominal pain, Muscle pain, Joint pain, Back pain, Bruise, Bleeding, Bone pain, Dizziness, Diarrhoea, Shortness of breath, Fatigue, Headache, Sinus pain

SUBSTITUTES for COASTAT

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  • T STAT 100MG INJECTION
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    Rs. 13.20/ML of injection
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  • CLOTAWIN T 100MG INJECTION
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  • KLOTIN 100MG INJECTION
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    Rs. 12.60/ML of injection
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  • T-SYL 100 MG INJECTION
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Expert advice for COASTAT

Do not take tranexamic acid:
  • before the start of menstruation.
  • If you are a woman >45 years of age 
  • If you are allergic to tranexamic acid or any of the ingredients of this medicine
Do not continue tranexamic acid and consult your doctor If you experience skin rashes or other serious symptoms like swelling of face, lips and throat causing breathlessness or difficulty swallowing, as this may denote allergy. 
  • Consult your  doctor if menstrual bleeding is not reduced after three menstrual cycles.
  • To be sure this medication is not causing harmful effects, your vision may need to be tested while you are using tranexamic acid. Follow your doctor's instructions.

Frequently asked questions for COASTAT

Tranexamic Acid

Q.Is tranexamic acid a NSAID/steroid/a blood thinner/painkiller?
No, tranexamic acid belongs to a class of medications called antifibrinolytic, which are used to prevent the breakdown of blood clots in the body, thereby reducing bleeding. It is not an NSAID, steroid, blood thinner, or pain-killer

Q.Is tranexamic acid an over the counter drug?
No, it is available as a prescription drug

Q.Is tranexamic acid FDA approved?
Yes, tranexamic acid is approved by FDA, and marketed in most countries

Q.Can I take tranexamic acid with ibuprofen/ paracetamol/ Cerazette (progesterone alone contraceptive pill)/ norethisterone/ mefanamic acid/ diclofenac/ Provera (medroxyprogesterone) /antibiotics?
Cerazette (progesterone alone contraceptive pill)/ norethisterone/ Provera (medroxyprogesterone) are contraindicated with tranexamic acid. No clinically observed drug interaction has been reported with paracetamol, ibuprofen or diclofenac. Please consult your doctor when using concomitantly

Q.How long can I take Tranexamic acid?
It is advisable to take this drug only till prescribed by the doctor

Q.Does tranexamic acid stop period/ period pain?
Tranexamic acid helps to reduce excessive bleeding during heavy menstrual cycle. It may not reduce the pain associated with periods

Q.Does tranexamic acid affect ovulation/fertility/ heels cramp/cause a blood clot/ stop bleeding?
Tranexamic acid helps to reduce excessive bleeding during heavy menstrual cycle. It does not reduce fertility or ovulation, and is not known to cause leg cramps or, blood clot. Always follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.

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Content on this page was last updated on 02 September, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)