Eklot 500 MG Tablet
Eklot 500 MG Tablet is a haemostatic drug. Haemostatic also known as Antihemorrhagic is a drug that helps in stopping excessive bleeding from capillaries or vessels. Other kinds of bleeding include Neonatal intraventricular haemorrhage, Melena, Hematuria, Epistaxis, Secondary bleeding caused by thrombocytopenia, and so on.
Eklot 500 MG Tablet functions in the restoration of your capillary endothelial resistance. It improves platelet adhesion by improving it and inhibits the process of biosynthesis. Common side effects of Eklot 500 MG Tablet include headache, feelings of nausea, hypotension and outbreaks on the skin in the form of rashes.
Before taking Eklot 500 MG Tablet as a precaution make sure to inform your doctor of these if you are or have:
- History of Porphyria.
- Existing non-cancerous growths.
- Planning to take it before the onset of your periods.
- Allergic to sulfites or wheat.
- Breastfeeding a baby.
- Planning to take it with alcohol.
- Tumors in your reproductive organs (in females) which are known as fibroids.
Dosage advised is orally, about 500mg into four times during menstruation to stop heavy and excessive bleeding in the case of menorrhagia. For Post-surgery in adults, it is recommended that you take about 250-500 mg every four to six hours to control the possibility of haemorrhage.
Apart from oral consumption, it can also be taken through an IV. If you miss a dose take it as soon as possible. But if it is already time for your next one, do not club doses. Skip it completely. When you are mixing Eklot 500 MG Tablet with other foods or beverages, there is a possibility you could stand the perils of a drug interaction which might have adverse effects.
The primary use of this medication are as follows:
MenorrhagiaThis medicine is used to prevent or treat excessive bleeding during menstrual periods.
Post Operative HemorrhageThis medicine is also used to prevent or treat excessive internal bleeding after a surgery is performed.
Other Conditions With Chances Of Heavy BleedingThis medicine is also used to treat and prevent bleeding during in certain conditions like periventricular bleeding in low birth-weight infants and bleeding caused by an intrauterine devise.
FibroidsThis medicine is not recommended for use in women who are having a non-cancerous tumor in the womb (Fibroids).
How long is the duration of effect?The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective in the body is not clinically established.
What is the onset of action?The amount of time taken for this medicine to show its effect is not established. However, this medicine reaches the peak concentration in the body within 4-5 hours of oral administration.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Use of this medicine during pregnancy is not recommended.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Use of this medicine by women who are breastfeeding is not recommended.
Is It safe with alcohol?This fact is unknown whether consumption of alcohol is safe or not. Consult your doctor before taking this medication.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?This medicine usually does not affect the patients consciousness. You can drive while taking this medication.
Does this affect kidney function?Limited information is available regarding the use of this medicine in patients with renal impairment. Adjustment of dose might be needed. Kindly consult your doctor.
Does this affect liver function?Limited information is available regarding the use of this medicine in patients with Liver disease. Adjustment of dose might be needed. Kindly consult your doctor.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Eklot 500 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsTake the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next schedule dose then the missed dose should be skipped.
Overdose instructionsContact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of overdose may include a severe headache, nausea, diarrhea, and rashes on the skin.
This medication acts by stabilizing the walls of the capillary and correcting the abnormal adhesion of platelets.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Alcohol
Interaction with Lab Test
Interaction with Food
Interaction with Disease
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