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Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet

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Introduction

Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet is a combination medicine used to treat heavy menstrual bleeding and menstrual pain. It prevents the breakdown of blood clots to control excessive bleeding during periods. It also blocks the production of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation.

You can take Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet at any time of day, with food, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. It should be taken on first day of the periods to get the most benefit. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor.  Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by the doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Remember to finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Inform your doctor if you do not observe any change in periods even after 3 consecutive periods.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, stomach pain, headache, nasal congestion, sinus pain, sinus inflammation, rash, tiredness, and musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain. It may also cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration. It is advised to consult with your doctor if you do not notice any changes in periods after 3 consecutive periods.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any kidney problems or vaginal bleeding disorder. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking. You might be asked for eye check-ups while taking this medicine. It is advised to avoid alcohol while taking this medicine.

Uses of Trexa M Tablet

Benefits of Trexa M Tablet

In Heavy menstrual bleeding

Heavy menstrual bleeding is definitely a concern for every woman. Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet is a combination of medicine that helps treat heavy menstrual bleeding. Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet helps the lining of the uterus or womb to clot during periods and thus reduces heavy bleeding.
Heavy menstrual bleeding also causes abdominal pain. Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet blocks certain chemicals that causes pain and thus gives relief.
It is advisable to use the medicine as prescribed for it to be effective. Also, you can do yoga or meditation to reduce stress and divert your mind during those days.

Side effects of Trexa M Tablet

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 Trexa M

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Heartburn
  • Indigestion
  • Diarrhea
  • Loss of appetite
  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Stomach pain
  • Sinus pain
  • Sinus inflammation

How to use Trexa M Tablet

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. Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Trexa M Tablet works

Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Tranexamic Acid and Mefenamic Acid. Tranexamic Acid is an anti-fibrinolytic. It works by preventing the breakdown of blood clots to control excessive bleeding during periods. Mefenamic Acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet 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.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet helps relieve menstrual pain and abnormally heavy menstrual bleeding.
  • Your doctor will prescribe the lowest effective dose for the shortest possible time necessary to relieve your symptoms.
  • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • Take it on the first day of a heavy period. Taking it before or after will not have any benefit.
  • Inform your doctor if  there is no improvement in your bleeding after using this medicine for three consecutive menstrual periods.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of kidney or liver disease.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
BLOOD RELATED

Patient Concerns

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Suddenly heavy menstrual bleeding
Dr. Megha Tuli
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tablet tranexa 500mg thrice a fay
I want to know about copper t is it safe to use for upto 2 years and does it have any side effects, is it possible copper t could be broken themselves
Dr. Jyoti Arora
Sexology
Copper-T is safe as a method of contraception but in some cases it causes heavy bleeding during menstrual cycle.If you have pain in the lower abdomen and heavy bleeding during your cycles then you should get yourself checked by a gynaecologist
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Q. What is Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet?

Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Tranexamic Acid and Mefenamic Acid. This medication is used to treat pain and is used to treat heavy bleeding during menstrual cycle (monthly periods) in women.

Q. Are there any specific contraindications associated with the use of Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet?

Yes, it is considered to be harmful for patients with severe kidney failure, active intravascular clotting (obstruction in the blood flow due to blood clots), and color vision disorders.

Q. What is the recommended storage condition for Trexa M 500mg/250mg Tablet?

Keep this medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed. Store it according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Dispose of the unused medicine. Make sure it is not consumed by pets, children and other people.

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References

  1. Tranexamic acid. Camberley, Surrey: Sandoz Limited; 2003 [revised 29 Aug. 2017]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Mefenamic acid. Egham, Surrey: Chemidex Pharma Ltd.; 2005 [revised 7 Dec. 2015]. [Accessed 10 Apr. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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