Tranexamic Acid 500mg – 60 Tablets

£23.99

  • Blocks the breakdown of blood clots
  • Prevents excessive bleeding
  • Helps treat those suffering from heavy menstrual bleeding

Tranexamic acid (sometimes shortened to TXA) is a medicine that controls bleeding. It helps your blood to clot and is used for heavy periods.

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  • What tranexamic acid tablets is and what they are used for

    Tranexamic Acid belongs to a group of medicines called anti-fibrinolytic drugs. These are used to stop or reduce unwanted bleeding. When you bleed your body forms clots to stop the bleeding. In some people these break down causing too much bleeding. Tranexamic Acid stops these clots dissolving and so reduces unwanted bleeding. Tranexamic Acid is used to prevent or reduce bleeding for a short period of time in many different conditions. You may be prescribed it for one of the following:
    • Following prostate surgery
    • Following bladder surgery
    • Heavy periods
    • Nose bleeds
    • Cervical surgery
    • Bleeding inside the eye
    • Tooth removal in haemophiliacs
    • A hereditary disease called angioneurotic oedema
  • Check if you have heavy periods

    You may have heavy periods if you:

    • Need to change your pad or tampon every 1 to 2 hours, or empty your menstrual cup more often than is recommended.
    • Need to use 2 types of sanitary product together, such as a pad and a tampon.
    • Have periods lasting more than 7 days.
    • Pass blood clots larger than about 2.5cm
    • Bleed through to your clothes or bedding
    • Avoid daily activities, like exercise, or take time off work because of your periods
    • Feel tired or short of breath a lot
  • Causes of heavy periods

    It can be normal to have heavy periods.

    They can sometimes be heavy at different times, like when your first start your periods, after pregnancy or during menopause.

    Sometimes, they can be caused by:

    • Conditions affecting your womb, ovaries or hormones, such as polycystic ovary syndrome, fibroids, endometriosis, adenomyosis and pelvic inflammatory disease.
    • Some medicines and treatments, including some anticoagulant medicines and chemotherapy medicines
    • Stress and depression

    Rarely, heavy periods can be sign of womb cancer.

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