Ethamsylate Injection: Uses, Dosage, Side Effects, Composition & More - Zoylo
INFORMATION ABOUT ETHAMSYLATE
ETHAMSYLATE belongs to category of medicines called anti-hemorrhage agent. ETHAMSYLATE is used in the prevention and treatment of capillary bleeding. ETHAMSYLATE is also used in women with excessive or prolonged menstrual bleeding.
• Stomach discomfort.
• Feeling of weakness.
It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR ETHAMSYLATE
• ETHAMSYLATE is given by healthcare professionals.
• The dose of ETHAMSYLATE depends on age, weight and general health.
• Your doctor or nurse may administer ETHAMSYLATE into a vein or muscle.
• Do not self-medicate. Take ETHAMSYLATE only when prescribed by a doctor.
• Avoid taking ETHAMSYLATE if you have rare blood disorders (Porphyria).
• Inform your doctor if you suffer from kidney failure and/or liver failure.
• Always keep your doctor informed about the ongoing medication or the ones which you have taken in the past, including over-the-counter medicines and herbal medicines.
• Seek medical help immediately if you experience any allergic reactions like sudden shortness of breath, swelling of the tongue, lips and throat, or body, rash, fainting, or difficulty swallowing. Swelling, redness and pain in one part of the body, usually in the leg.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q) How does ETHAMSYLATE work? A) ETHAMSYLATE works by stimulating thrombopoiesis and their release from bone marrow. Haemostatic action is due to activation of thromboplastin formation on damaged sites of small blood vessels and decrease of Prostacyclin I2 synthesis. ETHAMSYLATE also facilitates platelet aggregation and adhesion that induces decrease and stop of hemorrhage.
Q) Does ETHAMSYLATE cause blood disorders? A) Yes, you may experience reduction in the number of white blood cells or platelets which can cause bleeding or the appearance of bruises. However, this occurs rarely in patients receiving ETHAMSYLATE. You are advised to inform your doctor if you experience any blood disorder in your blood tests.
Q) Should I undergo any examination before taking ETHAMSYLATE? A) Yes, your doctor may perform a detailed gynecological examination prior to the treatment due to excessive and/or prolonged menstrual bleeding. If your condition does not improve despite the application of ETHAMSYLATE, inform your doctor so that he/she can exclude any organic cause
Q) How to store ETHAMSYLATE? A) Store below 30°C away from heat and sunlight. Do not freeze it. Keep out of the reach and sight of the children.