tranexamic acid

Adult
Uses
  • menorrhagia
Contraindications,
drug interactions
or cautions
Contraindications
  • acquired defective color vision, history or risk of thrombosis, active thromboembolic disease, subarachnoid hemorrhage, hematuria
Drug interactions
  • contraceptives
Adverse Effects
(common and severe)
  • hypotension
  • giddiness
  • allergic dermatitis
  • unusal menstrual discomfort
  • diarrhea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • headache
  • abdominal pain
  • back pain
Instructions and dose
(initial; typical)
1,300 mg 3 times daily (3,900 mg daily) for up to 5 days during monthly menstruation
Monitoring
  • ophthalmic examination
Source of Suggestion
Suggestion from clinicians (Added on August, 2016)