Tranexamic acid is an antifibrinolytic agent that is used to treat heavy menstrual bleeding. It works by slowing the blood clots from breaking down, thus prevents prolonged bleeding. The common side effects of this medicine are nausea, vomiting, muscle pain, and diarrhea.
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Is Tranlok-E safe to take during pregnancy?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 26 year old female. I have checked my pregnancy test on the 8th of this month and my last LMP was on the 5th of last month. I have consulted the doctor, he confirmed my pregnancy and prescribed me capsule Gestafine 200 (Progesterone soft gelatin 200) one capsule per day for 15 d... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your query completely here. Tranlok-E (combination of Tranexamic acid and Ethamsylate) is an antifibrinolytic. They prevent the blood clot from breaking and hence helps in controlling bleeding. There are insufficient data regarding the safety of Tra... Read Full »
Why had my doctor suggested Dydrogesterone tablet for a month?
Query: Hi doctor, I did not get my periods last month. The actual due date was 15, but on the 22nd I got spotted. Then, I had a strip test, which came as positive. After four days, I went to my doctor for spotting and pain. My ultrasound report showed less than 5 weeks of pregnancy. There is no fetal sac a... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The absence of fetal pole and irregular sac on ultrasound are an indicative of a chemical pregnancy. But, less than 5 weeks gestation is not to be considered as definite time to decide chemical pregnancy. Fetal heart rate and fetal pole have been seen arriving ev... Read Full »
Why does bleed severely during menses?
Query: Hello doctor, My wife is suffering from a menstrual cycle problem. She is bleeding too much, and her period continues for 7 days. Due to this, low BP, headache, and the lower back problem has started. For the last two years, she has been feeling weak and less energetic. Kindly suggest good medicine... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. From the details given in your query, it seems that your wife is suffering from abnormal uterine bleeding (AUB). There are several reasons for AUB. For diagnosis, you better do one ultrasonography of the abdomen and serum for a thyroid function test. Meanwhile, I sug... Read Full »
Why am I bleeding even after seven weeks of delivery?
Query: Hello doctor, My wife gave birth to twins two months back through cesarean section. She bled for about two and a half weeks, stopped for one week and has been bleeding continuously again (after it had stopped for one week). She is now in her seventh week after giving birth and still bleeding (it sta... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to iclinic.com. The bleeding after seven weeks of delivery is not good. The ultrasound scan is suggesting blood collection and infection in the uterus (attachment removed to protect patient identity), and it may have the right diagnosis because bleeding is unusual. I hope she is not... Read Full »
How can I control heavy bleeding during periods?
Query: Hello doctor,I am 25 years old married girl. This time, there is a heavy flow during my periods (nonstop bleeding) but there is no pain and no discomfort. Today is the second day of my periods. What should I do? It does not look like a normal period bleeding that I usually have. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. When was your previous period date? Did you check HPT (home pregnancy test)? If the flow is heavier, you can take tablet Trapic (Tranexamic acid) 500 mg 1-1-1 for three days. If not, reduce it by three days. Kindly consult a gynecologist in person. For more informat... Read Full »
Will Yasmin pills help in my prolonged period?
Query: Hello doctor, I am 40 years old. My last month period was on time but it lasted only one day. This time it was four days late and not stopping for around 12 days. Same happened in December last year but my cycle was normal since February. Doctor had advised taking OCP Yasmin for three months which ... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. As you are bleeding for 12 days, for symptomatic relief, please start taking Tablet Trapic MF (Tranexamic acid and Mefenamic acid) 500 mg TDS for three days. As you had light bleeding last month, and this time continuous bleeding for 12 days do a urine pregnancy tes... Read Full »
Why do I have spotting for more than 15 days after my periods?
Query: Hi doctor, I have been spotting for more than 15 days without any pain. I had periods before 20 days, and it has not completely disappeared. I am married but had not had sex in the last two years. I had missing and irregular menstrual cycle once a year, but never like this. I had progesterone six ye... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If you are spotting for the first time, then I suggest tablet Trapic (Tranexamic acid) thrice daily until bleeding stops. If it persists, then visit your nearest obstetrician and gynecologist and get an internal examination and pap smear. For further information... Read Full »
I was put on Yaz recently and have not stopped bleeding at all. What can I take?
Query: Hello doctor,I am an 18 year old female. I was recently put on the contraceptive pill Yaz for 12 days and have not stopped bleeding in that time. The blood varies from dark red and stringy to black and is reasonably heavy (about the same as the first few days of period). Is there anything I can do t... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? You can definitely have tablet Tranexamic acid, but I do not think it will stop the bleeding. To immediately stop bleeding, I suggest you take tablet Norethisterone 5 mg (Primolut-N or Norgest or Regestrone or Regulate or Carina-NCR). Have two ta... Read Full »
Are my UTI pills causing this heavy period bleeding?
Query: Hello doctor, I have a question. Well, I had an STD. It was chlamydia, but it was cured. It was months ago. I recently had sexual relationships like two months ago, after that, I started getting a yellow discharge and I went to the doctor. They told me I had UTI. They gave me pills that I am taking ... Read Full »
Dr. Umamaheshwari Mrutyunjaya Nilange
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The pill is not the cause of bleeding. You said your cycles are not regular. So, what happens is because the cycle duration is long, there are chances of heavy bleeding. Unless you have confirmed that pregnancy was not there (abortion can cause too much bleeding), do... Read Full »
How can heavy and irregular menstrual periods be treated?
Query: Hello doctor, I am a 17-year-old female and my periods have been irregular and heavy from the beginning. It has been almost four to five years since I got my first period. But they are still irregular. For the past two years, I have used some medicines, but they have worsened my situation. After usi... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your problem is PCOD (polycystic ovary disease). I suggest you take Novelon (Ethinyl Estradiol and Desogestrel) two tablets today with milk to avoid acidity and two tablets for the next two to three days until bleeding subsides and then one tablet daily to complete 2... Read Full »