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Dose Form : TABLET
Description : FIBRINIL MF TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10
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Information for patients
Drug Information Tranexamic acid tablets are used to treat and prevent excessive bleeding. Local bleeding may occur in patients with the following conditions: o heavy periods o nose bleeding o dental extraction for patients who have a blood clotting disorder o inflammation of the colon and bowel. Tranexamic acid may also be used to treat hereditary angioneurotic oedema (periodic swelling of the throat). Your doctor, however, may prescribe Tranexamic acid tablets for another purpose. Ask your doctor if you have any questions about why Tranexamic acid tablets have been prescribed for you. How Tranexamic acid tablets works Tranexamic acid is an antifibrinolytic that works by slowing the processes that cause bleeding. There is no evidence that Tranexamic acid is addictive. This medicine is only available on a doctor''''s prescription.
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Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug Do not take Tranexamic acid tablets if: 1. you have an allergy to: o Tranexamic acid o any of the ingredients listed in the content 2. you are being treated for a stroke 3. you are being treated for blood clots in your legs, lungs or anywhere else in your body. Do not take Tranexamic acid tablets after the expiry date (EXP) printed on the pack. If you take this medicine after the expiry date has passed, it may not work as well. Do not take Tranexamic acid tablets if the packaging is torn or shows signs of tampering. Do not take Tranexamic acid tablets to treat any other complaints unless your doctor tells you to.
Drug Special Care You must tell your doctor about all of the following before you start to take Tranexamic acid tablets: • if someone in your family has ever suffered from blood clots • if you have severe bruising • if you have kidney disease, with or without blood in the urine • if you are pregnant or intend to become pregnant • if you are breast-feeding or plan to breast-feed • if you have irregular periods and the reason is unknown • if you are colour-blind, or have any type of colour vision problem. Tell your doctor if you have allergies to: • any other medicines • any other substances, such as foods, preservatives or dyes. If you have not told your doctor about any of these things, tell him/her before you start taking Tranexamic acid tablets. Do not give this medicine to anyone else even if they have the same condition as you. Things you must do Tell all doctors and pharmacists who are treating you that you are taking Tranexamic acid tablets. If you are about to start taking any new medicines, tell your doctor and pharmacist that you are taking Tranexamic acid tablets.
Drug Drug Interactions Tell your doctor about any other medicines you are taking including medicines that you buy without a prescription, in a pharmacy, supermarket or health food shop. These medicines may affect the way Tranexamic acid tablets works.
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Consumption Info
Drug quanitty Follow all directions given to you by your doctor or pharmacist carefully. They may differ from the information contained in this leaflet. The recommended standard dose is 2 to 3 tablets taken 2 to 3 times daily. The dose varies according to your condition. Your doctor will tell you how long to take the tablets.
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Excess Drug Consumption Immediately telephone your doctor or the National Poisons Information Centre for advice, if you think that you or anyone else may have taken too many Tranexamic acid tablets. Do this even if there are no signs of discomfort or poisoning. If you take too many Tranexamic acid tablets you may have the following symptoms: • nausea • vomiting • low blood pressure • dizziness • headache.
Forgot Drug Consumption If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the dose you missed and take your next dose when you are meant to. Otherwise, take it as soon as you remember, and then go back to taking it as you would normally. Do not take a double dose to make up for the dose that you missed. If you have trouble remembering to take your medicine, ask your pharmacist for some hints.
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Possible Side Effects
General Information Check with your doctor as soon as possible if you have any problems while taking Tranexamic acid tablets, even if you do not think the problems are connected with the medicine or are not listed in this leaflet. Like other medicines, Tranexamic acid tablets can cause some side effects. If they occur, most are likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and need medical attention. Ask your doctor or pharmacist to answer any questions you may have.
Common Drug Side Effects Tell your doctor if you notice any of the following and they worry you: • nausea • vomiting • diarrhoea. These are the more common side effects of Tranexamic acid tablets. Mostly these are mild and short-lived.
Rare Drug Side Effects Tell your doctor immediately or go to Accident and Emergency at your nearest hospital if you notice any of the following: • unexpected pain • unexpected swelling in your arms or legs • giddiness • allergic skin reactions • changes in your eyesight. These may be serious side effects. You may need urgent medical attention. These are rare side effects. Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. Tell your doctor if you notice anything else that is making you feel unwell. Do not be alarmed by this list of possible side effects. You may not experience any of them.
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How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Storage Keep your medicine in a cool, dry place where the temperature stays below 25°C. Do not store Tranexamic acid tablets or any other medicines in a bathroom or near a sink. Do not leave it in the car or on window sills. Heat and dampness can destroy some medicines. Keep your Tranexamic acid tablets where children cannot reach them. A locked cupboard at least one-and-a-half metres above the ground is a good place to store medicines. Disposal If your doctor tells you to stop taking Tranexamic acid tablets or it has passed the expiry date shown on the blister or carton, ask your pharmacist what to do with the tablets left over.


Information for patients
Drug Information Mefenamic acid is used for the short-term treatment of mild to moderate pain from various conditions. It is also used to decrease pain and blood loss from menstrual periods. Mefenamic acid is known as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID).
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Alert Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (including mefenamic acid) may rarely increase the risk for a (sometimes fatal) heart attack or stroke. This effect does not apply to low-dose aspirin. (See Drug Interactions section.) The risk may be greater in people with heart disease or increased risk for heart disease (e.g., due to high blood pressure, diabetes), or with longer use. This drug should not be taken right before or after heart bypass surgery (CABG). Also, this drug may infrequently cause serious (rarely fatal) bleeding from the stomach or intestines. This bleeding can occur without warning symptoms at any time during treatment. Stop taking this medication and seek immediate medical attention if you notice any of the following rare but very serious side effects: chest pain, severe dizziness, trouble breathing, weakness on one side of the body, sudden vision changes, slurred speech, black stools, persistent stomach/abdominal pain, vomit that looks like coffee grounds. Talk with your doctor or pharmacist about the risks and benefits of treatment with this medication.
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug Before taking mefenamic acid, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to aspirin or other NSAIDs (e.g., ibuprofen, naproxen, celecoxib); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Drug Special Care This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: aspirin-sensitive asthma (a history of worsening breathing with runny/stuffy nose after taking aspirin or other NSAIDs, severe kidney disease, recent heart bypass surgery (CABG), active bleeding/sores in stomach/intestines (ulcer, gastrointestinal bleeding). Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: asthma, bleeding/clotting problems, blood disorders (e.g., anemia), high blood pressure, a severe loss of body water (dehydration), diabetes, heart disease (e.g., congestive heart failure, history of heart attack), kidney disease, liver disease, growths in the nose (nasal polyps), obesity, tobacco use, history of stomach/intestine/esophagus problems (e.g., bleeding, ulcers, recurring heartburn), stroke, swelling of the ankles/feet/hands. Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you are using this medication. This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Avoid alcoholic beverages. This medicine may cause stomach bleeding. Daily use of alcohol and tobacco, especially when combined with this medicine, may increase your risk for stomach bleeding. Limit alcohol and stop smoking. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information. This medication may make you more sensitive to the sun. Avoid prolonged sun exposure, tanning booths, or sunlamps. Use a sunscreen and wear protective clothing when outdoors. Kidney function declines as you grow older. This medication is removed by the kidneys. Therefore, caution is advised when using this drug in the elderly because they may be more sensitive to its side effects, especially stomach bleeding and kidney effects.
Drug Drug Interactions a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin; a diuretic (water pill) such as furosemide (Lasix); cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune); lithium (Eskalith, Lithobid); methotrexate (Rheumatrex, Trexall); steroids (prednisone and others); or aspirin or NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as diclofenac (Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), fenoprofen (Nalfon), flurbiprofen (Ansaid), ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), indomethacin (Indocin), ketoprofen (Orudis), ketorolac (Toradol), meclofenamate (Meclomen), meloxicam (Mobic), nabumetone (Relafen), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), piroxicam (Feldene), and others.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction During the first 6 months of pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. It is not recommended for use during the last 3 months of pregnancy due to possible harm to the unborn baby and interference with normal labor/delivery. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction This drug passes into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
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Consumption Info
Drug quanitty For the relief of acute pain in adults and adolescents =14 years of age, the recommended dose is 500 mg as an initial dose followed by 250 mg every 6 hours as needed, usually not to exceed one week. For the treatment of primary dysmenorrhea, the recommended dose is 500 mg as an initial dose followed by 250 mg every 6 hours, given orally, starting with the onset of bleeding and associated symptoms. Clinical studies indicate that effective treatment can be initiated with the start of menses and should not be necessary for more than 2 to 3 days.
Drug Dose Read the Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist before you start using mefenamic acid and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Take this medication by mouth, usually 4 times a day with a full glass of water (8 ounces or 240 milliliters) or as directed by your doctor. Do not lie down for at least 10 minutes after taking this drug. If stomach upset occurs, take this medication with food or milk. Do not take mefenamic acid with antacids unless directed by your doctor. Certain antacids may change the amount of mefenamic acid absorbed by the body. Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. To reduce your risk of stomach bleeding and other side effects, take this medication at the lowest effective dose for the shortest possible time. Do not increase your dose, take it more frequently, or take it for a longer time than prescribed. This medication usually should not be taken for more than 7 days at a time. If you are taking this drug on an "as needed" basis (not on a regular schedule), remember that pain medications work best if they are used as the first signs of pain occur. If you wait until the symptoms have worsened, the medicine may not work as well. If you are using this medication for painful periods, take your first dose as soon as your period starts or pain begins. Usually, you will only need to take it for the first 2 to 3 days of your period. Inform your doctor if your pain persists or worsens or if you develop new symptoms.
Excess Drug Consumption Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. Overdose symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, dizziness, drowsiness, black or bloody stools, coughing up blood, urinating less than usual or not at all, shallow breathing, fainting, or coma.
Forgot Drug Consumption If you are taking this drug on a regular schedule (not "as needed") and you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose to catch up.
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Possible Side Effects
General Information Upset stomach, nausea, heartburn, dizziness, drowsiness, diarrhea, and headache may occur.
Common Drug Side Effects fainting, persistent/severe headache, hearing changes (e.g., ringing in the ears), fast/pounding heartbeat, mental/mood changes, stomach pain, difficult/painful swallowing, swelling of the ankles/feet/hands, sudden/unexplained weight gain, vision changes.
Rare Drug Side Effects easy bruising/bleeding, signs of infection (e.g., fever, persistent sore throat), unexplained stiff neck, change in the amount/color of urine.
Very Rare Drug Side Effects stop taking mefenamic acid and consult your doctor or pharmacist immediately: persistent nausea/vomiting, severe stomach/abdominal pain, extreme/unusual tiredness, weakness, dark urine, yellowing eyes/skin.
Drug Side Effects Symptoms rash/blisters, itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat), severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Store at room temperature between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Brief storage between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) is permitted. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.

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