Trapic (Tranexamic Acid)
What is Trapic (Tranexamic Acid) used for?
Trapic (Tranexamic Acid) is an oral medication prescribed to help slow or stop bleeding. It operates by preventing enzymes in the body from breaking down blood clots to prevent excess bleeding caused by conditions such as following a tooth removal, following removal of the prostate gland, bleeding following an eye injury, nose bleeds, or abnormally heavy periods. Your doctor may prescribe it along with other medications or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Trapic (Tranexamic Acid)?
Trapic (Tranexamic Acid) should always be used according to your doctor`s instructions to get the safest and most effective results from treatment. The normal dosage is one tablet administered one to three times each day, but your particular instructions will be based on your age, weight, current health, the condition being treated, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, although a snack or meal is recommended prior to use if you experience nausea. Do not crush or split the tablets prior to use to avoid destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Ask your pharmacist or doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Trapic (Tranexamic Acid)?
Some patients using Trapic (Tranexamic Acid) have reported experiencing side effects such as:
Contact your doctor if you experience any serious side effects such as faintness, chest pain, irregular heartbeats, vision problems, muscle weakness, sudden numbness, painful urination, blood appearing in the urine, or seizures. These conditions may require lower doses, reduced application frequency, or emergency medical attention in serious cases to prevent further health complications from occurring.
Trapic (Tranexamic Acid) should not be used by patients who have severe kidney failure or who have a thromboembolism. Also disclose if you have a disease that causes abnormal blood clotting, risk of blood clots in the blood vessels, haematuria, decreased kidney function, or women with irregular periods. These conditions may cause unexpected complications requiring special adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Trapic (Tranexamic Acid) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Trapic (Tranexazmic Acid) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure you doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.