Coastat 500mg Injection

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Concept Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Coastat 500mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Potentiallyunsafewith
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Kidney
45.63
₹9.13/Injection
5 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Coastat Injection

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Uses of Coastat Injection

Coastat 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of Bleeding
It is used to prevent or reduce bleeding for short period of time in conditions like heavy periods, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, nosebleed, tooth removal, after prostate surgery or after bladder surgery.
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Side effects of Coastat Injection

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Coastat Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Coastat Injection works

Coastat 500mg injection prevents the breakdown of clots and stops bleeding.

In Depth Information on Coastat Injection

Expert advice for Coastat Injection

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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Coastat 500mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Coastat 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Coastat 500mg Injection should be used with caution during l
actation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
SAFE
Coastat 500mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
UNSAFE
Coastat 500mg Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.

care should be taken in dose selection.
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Liver
SAFE
Coastat 500mg Injection is safe to use in patients with live
r disease. No dose adjustment of Coastat 500mg Injection is recommended.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Tranexamic Acid, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Coastat 500mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Tranexamic Acid

Coastat belongs to a group of medicines called anti-fibrinolytics, used to control bleeding. When you bleed, your body form clots to stop the bleeding. In some people these clots break down causing too much bleeding. Coastat stops these clots from dissolving, hence reduces bleeding.
No, Coastat is not an over the counter product. it is available as a prescription medicine only.
It is advisable to take Coastat, only for a duration as advised by your doctor.
Coastat helps to reduce excessive bleeding during a heavy menstrual cycle in women with regular cycles (25-31 days) with not more than 3 days individual variability in cycle duration.
No, Coastat is not known to affect ovulation.
Yes, Coastat is safe if used for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
No, Coastat is not an anticoagulant. It belongs to a group of medicines called anti-fibrinolytics.
No, Coastat is not a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) or a pain killer.
No, Coastat is not a hormone. It belongs to a group of medicines called anti-fibrinolytics.
No, Coastat is not a contraceptive. It belongs to a group of medicines called anti-fibrinolytics
No, Coastat is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called anti-fibrinolytics.
No, Coastat is not a steroid. It belongs to a group of medicines called anti-fibrinolytics.
No, Coastat does not help in relieving menstrual cramps (period pain).
There are no reports of Coastat causing an increase in blood pressure. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this symptom while you are taking Coastat.
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of Coastat. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive weight gain while you are taking Coastat.
No, Coastat is not known to affect fertility. Please talk to your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant and you are taking Coastat.
Tiredness has not been reported as a side effect of Coastat. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience excessive tiredness while you are taking Coastat.
No, Coastat is not known to prolong periods. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this side effect while you are taking Coastat.
Q. Can I take Coastat with an intrauterine device (IUD) like copper-T?
Coastat has been used to treat heavy or prolonged bleeding when an intrauterine device (IUD) like copper-T was in place but the safety of using Coastat in this situation has not been established. Please consult your doctor before using Coastat while you have an intrauterine device like copper-T in place.
Q. Can I take Coastat with ibuprofen?
Coastat can be taken with ibuprofen as there are no interactions reported between the two medicines. However, interactions between the two can occur. Please talk to your doctor if you have to take the two medicines together.
There have been reports suggesting that either Coastat or oral contraceptives (pills) containing ethinylestradiol can increase the toxicity of the other by increasing the risk of clot formation in your blood vessels leading to complications like a heart attack. Please consult your doctor in case you are taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Coastat with amoxicillin?
No interactions have been reported between Coastat and amoxicillin. However, interactions can occur. Please talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Coastat with a combination of paracetamol and codeine?
No interactions have been clinically observed while taking Coastat and a combination of paracetamol with codeine. However, interactions can occur. Please talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Coastat with oral contraceptives containing only progesterone like mini pill and medroxyprogesterone acetate?
Coastat can be taken with oral contraceptives containing only prgesterone as there are no drug interactions reported. However this does not role out the possibilty of interactions existing. Please talk to your doctor before taking Coastat if you are already taking a progesterone containing oral contraceptive like mini-pill and medroxyprogesterone acetate.
Q. Can I take Coastat with paracetamol?
No interactions have been reported between Coastat and paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Please talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Coastat with mefenamic acid?
No interactions have been reported between Coastat and mefenamic acid. However, interactions can occur. Please talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Coastat with diclofenac?
No drug interaction of Coastat with diclofenac has been clinically observed. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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