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food interaction for ETHAMAX TD

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food
alcohol
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lactation
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR ETHAMAX TD

Drotaverine(NA)

Uses

Drotaverine is used in abdominal pain and menstrual pain.

How it works

Drotaverine is an antispasmodic. It increases the levels of chemical messengers that relieves the pain due to smooth muscle spasm or tightness.

Common side effects

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Fainting, Dry mouth, Constipation
Ethamsylate(NA)

Uses

Ethamsylate is used in the treatment of bleeding

How it works

Ethamsylate is a chemical messenger which fastens the process of clot formation and stops bleeding.

Common side effects

Nausea, Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Diarrhoea, Fever, Headache, Rash, Vomiting
Tranexamic Acid(NA)

Uses

Tranexamic Acid is used in the treatment of bleeding

How it works

Tranexamic acid prevents the breakdown of clots and stops bleeding.

Common side effects

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES FOR ETHAMAX TD

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Expert advice FOR ETHAMAX TD

  • Take drotaverine tablets 20 minutes before a meal to relieve or reduce post meal symptoms.
  • Consult your doctor before you start drotaverine if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
  • Stop taking drotaverine and consult a doctor, if experience severe allergic reactions.
  • Due to possible side effects such as dizziness and vertigo resulting from hypotension, you should avoid driving or using machines.

Frequently asked questions FOR ETHAMAX TD

Drotaverine

Q.

What is drotaverine used for/ What does drotaverine treat?
Drotaverine is used to treat spasm of smooth muscles in organs such as stomach and heart. Drotaverine is mainly used to relieve painful spasms associated with chronic gastroduodenitis (inflammation of the stomach and the duodenum of the small intestine), gastric and duodenal ulcers, irritable bowel syndrome (disorder of the intestines that leads to cramps in the abdomen) and many more conditions of the stomach and intestine that are associated with painful spasm. It may also be used to relieve pain during menstruation (dysmenorrhea).

Ethamsylate

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How does ethamsylate work?
Ethamsylate belongs to a class of medications called hemostatic agent. It acts by stopping bleeding from small blood vessels by stabilizing the wall of these blood vessels and improving platelet (blood cells that help in clotting)function.

Tranexamic Acid

Q.

What is tranexamic acid?
Tranexamic acid 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. Tranexamic acid stops these clots from dissolving, hence reduces bleeding.

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Is tranexamic acid an over the counter product?
No, tranexamic acid is not an over the counter product. it is available as a prescription medicine only.

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Is tranexamic acid FDA approved?
Yes, tranexamic acid is approved by FDA.

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How long can I take Tranexamic acid?
It is advisable to take tranexamic acid, only for a duration as advised by your doctor.

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Does tranexamic acid stop menstruation (periods)?
Tranexamic acid 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.

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Does tranexamic acid affect ovulation?
No, tranexamic acid does not affect ovulation.

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Is tranexamic acid safe in pregnancy?
Do not take tranexamic acid if you are pregnant as it may cause problems for your unborn child. Please consult your doctor if you need to take this medicine.

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Is tranexamic acid safe in lactation?
Tranexamic acid passes into breast milk in a very low concentration as compared to that present in mother's blood. Please consult your doctor before using this in case you are breastfeeding the child.

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Is tranexamic acid safe?
Yes, tranexamic acid is safe if used for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.

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Is tranexamic acid an anticoagulant?
No, tranexamic acid is not an anticoagulant.

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Is tranexamic acid an non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) or a pain killer?
No, tranexamic acid is not a non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug (NSAID) or a pain killer.

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Is tranexamic acid a hormone?
No, tranexamic acid is not a hormone.

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Is tranexamic acid a contraceptive?
No, tranexamic acid is not a contraceptive.

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Is tranexamic acid a blood thinner?
No, tranexamic acid is not a blood thinner.

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Is tranexamic acid a steroid?
No, tranexamic acid is not a steroid.

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Does tranexamic acid help in relieving cramps (period pain)?
No, tranexamic acid does not help in relieving menstrual cramps (period pain).

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Does tranexamic acid increases your blood pressure?
There are no reports of tranexamic acid causing an increase in blood pressure. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this symptom while you are taking tranexamic acid.

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Does tranexamic acid stop pregnancy?
No, tranexamic acid does not stop pregnancy. However, tranexamic acid should not be taken if you are pregnant as it may cause problems for your unborn child. Please consult your doctor if you need to take this medicine.

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Does tranexamic acid cause weight gain?
Weight gain has not been reported as a side effect of tranexamic acid. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive weight gain while you are taking tranexamic acid.

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Does tranexamic acid affect fertility?
No, tranexamic acid is not known to affect fertility. Please talk to your doctor if you are planning to become pregnant and you are taking tranexamic acid.

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Does tranexamic acid make you tired?
Tiredness has not been reported as a side effect of tranexamic acid. Please talk to your doctor in case you experience excessive tiredness while you are taking tranexamic acid.

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Does tranexamic acid prolonged periods?
No, tranexamic acid is not known to prolong periods. Please consult your doctor in case you experience this side effect while you are taking tranexamic acid.

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Can I take tranexamic acid with an intrauterine device (IUD) like copper-T?
Tranexameic acid 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 tranexamic acid in this situation has not been established. Please consult your doctor before using tranexamic acid while you have an intrauterine device like copper-T in place.

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Can I take tranexamic acid with ibuprofen?
Tranexamic acid 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.

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Can I take tranexamic acid with the oral contraceptives (pills)?
There have been reports suggesting that either tranexamic acid 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.

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Can I take tranexamic acid with amoxicillin?
No interactions have been reported between tranexamic acid and amoxicillin. However, interactions can occur. Please talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take tranexamic acid with a combination of paracetamol and codeine?
No interactions have been clinically observed while taking tranexamic acid and a combination of paracetamol with codeine. However, interactions can occur. Please talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take tranexamic acid with oral contraceptives containing only progesterone like mini pill and medroxyprogesterone acetate?
Tranexamic acid 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 tranexamic acid if you are already taking a progesterone containing oral contraceptive like mini-pill and medroxyprogesterone acetate.

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Can I take tranexamic acid with paracetamol?
No interactions have been reported between tranexamic acid and paracetamol. However, interactions can occur. Please talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take tranexamic acid with mefenamic acid?
No interactions have been reported between tranexamic acid and mefenamic acid. However, interactions can occur. Please talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Can I take tranexamic acid for more than 4 days?
Please take trenaxemic acid only for the duration as advised by your doctor.

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Can I take tranexamic acid with diclofenac?
No drug interaction of tranexamic acid with diclofenac has been clinically observed. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)