Trapic (Tranexamic Acid)
What is Trapic (Tranexamic Acid) used for?
Trapic (Tranexamic Acid) is given to patients with bleeding disorders such as hemophilia, as a short term treatment. It may be used to reduce bleeding caused by dental procedures, after surgery or injury, during nosebleeds or to treat heavy menstrual bleeding. This drug is in a class of medications known as anti-fibrinolytics, which helps the blood to clot normally, thereby preventing prolonged bleeding.
How should I use Trapic (Tranexamic Acid)?
Trapic (Tranexamic Acid) tablets should be taken by mouth. The usual dose is one tablet 2 to 4 times per day, however you should consult your physician before taking this medication so that you can be advised on the correct dosage as the exact dosage required depends on the patient's medical condition and weight. Follow all instructions provided to you by your physician.
What are the side effects of Trapic (Tranexamic Acid)?
Patients may notice some side effects when taking Trapic (Tranexamic Acid), such as:
If you are suffering from other more serious side effects, you should immediately consult your physician. Serious side effects include inflammation of the limbs, coughing up blood, seizures or changes in vision.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Trapic (Tranexamic Acid). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.