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. Ethamnol 500mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Do not take ethamsylate if you are allergic to ethamsylate or any other ingredients in the medicine, or you have allergy to sulfa drugs or wheat.
Do not take ethamsylate if you develop fever with treatment; non-cancerous growths called fibroids in your womb; porphyria (a rare blood pigment disorder that affects skin and other organs, and causes abdominal pain).
Avoid using ethamsylate if you are pregnant or breast feeding a baby.
Do not use the product before onset of bleeding during periods.
If you miss a dose of Ethamnol 500mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Ethamnol 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 1st Dec 2017.