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Tenacid 500Mg/5Ml Injection

Manufacturer: Leeford Healthcare Ltd
Medicine composition: Tranexamic Acid
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Tenacid 500Mg/5Ml Injection is generally prescribed to stop heavy bleeding during a period. It works as an antifibrinolytic and thus stops the blood clots from disintegrating very fast, which in turn reduces menstrual bleeding.

Patients are generally discouraged from taking Tenacid 500Mg/5Ml Injection if-

  • They are allergic to any component present in the drug
  • They have a problem of blood clots that are present in the brain, eye, or lungs.
  • They have bleeding because of a kidney problem or brain problem.
  • They experience irregular bleeding but its reason has not yet been determined
  • They are currently on birth control, like the pill or even the vaginal ring. This is primarily because such birth controls contains estrogen as well as progestin.

Before you start Tenacid 500Mg/5Ml Injection provide your doctor a detailed medical history of your current health condition. Do not forget to inform him about any allergies you have or conditions like kidney problems and issues with vision. Also inform him if you are with pregnant or planning to conceive in the near future.

Tenacid 500Mg/5Ml Injection should be taken as per the directions given by your doctor. The drug is meant for oral consumption and can be taken before or with a meal. It is best that you swallow the drug whole with the help of water or any other liquid. Avoid crushing or chewing the tablet as your body will not be able to absorb it properly. The drug should only be taken after the start of a menstrual period.

Taking medicines result in some side effects, but most people may not experience any or if they do, the side effects are very minor. Tenacid 500Mg/5Ml Injection can lead to some side effects like- headache, pain in the joints, spasms, onset of sinus congestion, tiredness and pain in the stomach. Some severe side effects that can result when you take Tenacid 500Mg/5Ml Injection include a bas allergic reaction, seizures, dizziness and changes in vision. If you experience a major side effect get in touch with your health care provider as soon as possible.

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

    Tenacid 500Mg/5Ml Injection is used for the treatment of heavy bleeding that occurs during menstrual cycles.
  • Short-Term Management Of Hemorrhage

    Tenacid 500Mg/5Ml Injection is used for short term management of internal bleeding in patients who have hemophilia.
  • Hereditary Angioedema

    Tenacid 500Mg/5Ml Injection is also sometimes used for the prevention of episodes of edema in patients suffering from this rare genetic disorder.
  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have a known history of allergy to tranexamic acid or any other ingredient present in the dosage form.
  • Acquired Defective Color Vision

    This medicine is not recommended for use in people having a defective color vision as it could make toxicity determination very difficult.
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage

    This medicine is not recommended for use in people who have hemorrhage in the area between the brain and its outer covering.
  • Obstructive Blood Clotting Disorder

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having clotting disorders of the heart and blood vessels. The clots may also move from the place of origin and lodge in other locations. It is not recommended for people having the disease in the past or who are at risk of getting it in the future.
  • Headache

  • Sinusitis Like Symptoms

  • Back Pain

  • Diarrhoea

  • Pale Skin

  • Allergic Skin Reaction

  • Muscle Or Joint Pain

  • Unusual Tiredness And Weakness

  • Change In Color Vision

  • Difficulty In Breathing

  • Swelling Of Face, Lips, Eyelids, Tongue, Hands And Feet

  • Pain In The Chest Region

  • Dizziness

  • Presence Of Blood In Cough

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2-4 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 10-30 minutes of intravenous administration. Time taken for the effect to show may increase with other dosage forms.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Use of this medicine by pregnant women is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. The benefits of medication along with associated risks should be considered before using it. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medicine can be used by women who are breastfeeding as the risk of adverse effects of nursing infants are less. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Tenacid 500Mg/5Ml Injection , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember given that the next scheduled dose is at least 6 hours away. If you missed a scheduled injection of this medicine, then contact your doctor for further instructions.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose with tranexamic acid is suspected.
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Tenacid 500Mg/5Ml Injection acts on an enzyme plasmin which is primarily responsible for the dissolution of clots. It binds to the plasmin receptors and preserves the clot formed.

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

    Kidney Disease

    This medicine should be used with caution in people with an abnormal or impaired kidney function.
  • 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.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Tamoxifen

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Since the risk of adverse effects is high, your doctor may determine the best possible course of treatment. It is recommended to take appropriate precautionary measures while taking them together.

    Ethinyl Estradiol

    Report the use of any hormonal contraceptive, irrespective of the form in which it is consumed, to the doctor. Use of these medicines together are not recommended as the risk of adverse effects are significantly high. Report any incidence of chest pain, breathing difficulties, the presence of blood in cough or urine to the doctor on priority.

    Tretinoin

    Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Using these medicines together may increase the risks of serious adverse effects especially in the initial stages of treatment. Seek immediate help if you experience symptoms of internal blood clots like shortness of breast, chest pain, presence of blood in urine or cough, swelling of arms and legs.

    Factor IX complex

    Report the use of any medicine used for improving the clot formation process to the doctor. Your doctor may prescribe an alternate medication or schedule the dosing in such a way that there is sufficient time gap between the consumption of these medicines.
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