Hamostat 500mg Injection

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Introduction

Hamostat 500mg Injection is used to treat bleeding. It helps to prevent bleeding after major heart surgery and it also controls bleeding in thrombocytopenia (accompanying aplastic anemia), liver cirrhosis, urinary bleeding, and some types of cancer.

Hamostat 500mg Injection works by preventing the breakdown of clots which leads to the stoppage of bleeding. This injection must be administered under the supervision of a healthcare professional. You should not self-administer this medicine at home.

The most common side effects may be injection site reactions, musculoskeletal pain, nasal congestion, and tiredness. Let your doctor know if any of these side effects persist or get worse.

Uses of Hamostat Injection

Benefits of Hamostat Injection

In Bleeding

Hamostat 500mg Injection helps control excessive bleeding in various conditions such as surgeries like heart related surgeries, heavy bleeding during periods, nosebleeds or even cancer. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. It prevents damage to clots, enhances clot formation and helps prevent complications of excessive bleeding such as hemorrhage.

Side effects of Hamostat Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Hamostat

  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
  • Tiredness
  • Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
  • Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)

How to use Hamostat Injection

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

How Hamostat Injection works

Hamostat 500mg Injection prevents the breakdown of clots and stops bleeding.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Hamostat 500mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Hamostat 500mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Hamostat 500mg Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Hamostat 500mg Injection alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Hamostat 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Hamostat 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Hamostat 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Hamostat 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Hamostat Injection?

If you miss a dose of Hamostat 500mg Injection, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

All substitutes

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Quick tips

  • Hamostat 500mg Injection helps prevent or reduce heavy bleeding post surgery and in conditions such as heavy periods, dysfunctional uterine bleeding, and nosebleeds.
  • It is given as a slow injection into a vein.
  • Your doctor will prescribe the lowest effective dose for the shortest possible time necessary to relieve your symptoms.
  • Your doctor may monitor your vision regularly while you are taking this medicine.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of kidney or liver disease.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Medium-Chain Fatty Acids
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
BLOOD RELATED
Action Class
Antifibrinolytic

Patient concerns

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I was late on my dates this month and now having heavy bleeding with thick fluid (clots) passage from past 6-7 days This is for the 1st time happening and I am really worried.Please suggest and advice the medication
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Heavy bleeding is expected after a delayed period. Try Tranexa tablets to control the bleeding.
Suddenly from last two months m having bleeding only for 1 day during periods .I want to know reason behind it.i am taking Diane 35 now.but still the bleeding lasts for 1 day.The flow of bleeding is very slow.kindly give your suggestions.
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hi dear. Usually bleeding decreases while on Diane 35. Also amount if bleeding would depend on how you are taking the pills. However don't worry, decrease in bleeding is expected.
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Manufacturer/Marketer address

Samarth House, 168, Bangur Nagar, Off Link Road, Near Ayappa Temple & Kallol Kali Temple, Goregaon (W), Mumbai - 400 090.
Country of origin: India

MRP
83.67
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1 Injection in 1 vial
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