Ethamsylate

Information about Ethamsylate

Ethamsylate uses

Ethamsylate is used in the treatment of bleeding.

How ethamsylate works

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

Common side effects of ethamsylate

Nausea, Hormone imbalance, Allergic reaction, Slow growth in children and teenagers, Diarrhoea, Fever, Headache, Rash, Vomiting.

Available Medicine for Ethamsylate

  • ₹47 to ₹225
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    4 variant(s)
  • ₹40 to ₹200
    Mercury Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    3 variant(s)
  • ₹47 to ₹222
    FDC Ltd
    3 variant(s)
  • ₹38
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹33 to ₹199
    Adcock Ingram Healthcare Pvt Ltd
    3 variant(s)
  • ₹34 to ₹176
    Indoco Remedies Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹89 to ₹162
    Kee Pharma
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹21 to ₹95
    Bennet Pharmaceuticals Limited
    3 variant(s)
  • ₹19 to ₹130
    Kontest Chemicals Ltd
    4 variant(s)
  • ₹133 to ₹218
    Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
    2 variant(s)

Expert advice for Ethamsylate

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for Ethamsylate

Ethamsylate

Q. 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.

Content on this page was last updated on 27 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)