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Ethamo 250 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Biochem Pharmaceutical Inds
Medicine composition: Ethamsylate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Ethamo 250 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.

Ethamo 250 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 Ethamo 250 MG Tablet include headache, feelings of nausea, hypotension and outbreaks on the skin in the form of rashes.

Before taking Ethamo 250 MG Tablet as a precaution make sure to inform your doctor of these conditions

  • If you have a history of Porphyria.
  • If you have existing non-cancerous growths.
  • If you are planning to take it before the onset of your periods.
  • If you are allergic to sulfites or wheat.
  • If you are with child or are breastfeeding a baby.
  • If you are planning to take it with alcohol.
  • If you have 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 a hemorrhage. 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 Ethamo 250 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.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Hematologist before using this medicine.

  • Menorrhagia

    This medicine is used to prevent or treat excessive bleeding during menstrual periods.
  • Post Operative Hemorrhage

    This medicine is also used to prevent or treat excessive internal bleeding after a surgery is performed.
  • Other Conditions With Chances Of Heavy Bleeding

    This 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.
  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have a known history of allergy to this medicine or any other ingredient present with it.
  • Porphyria

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having porphyria, a rare genetic disorder of the blood.
  • Fibroids

    This 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.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Ethamo 250 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take 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 instructions

    Contact 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.
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Ethamo 250 MG Tablet 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 Disease

    Disease

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
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