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Alstat 250 MG Tablet

Manufactured byAlbert David
ContainsEthamsylate
Description

Alstat 250 MG Tablet is used to prevent or stop bleeding from small blood vessels or capillaries. It is used to prevent or control the loss of excessive amounts of blood during menstrual periods or surgery.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Alstat 250 MG Tablet

  • Severe allergic reaction
  • High fever
  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Skin rash
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Nausea

Uses of Alstat 250 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Menorrhagia
  • Post operative hemorrhage
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time taken for this medicine to show its effect is not established. However, this medicine reaches the peak concentration in the body within 4-5 hours after administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains effective in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women. However, your physician may prescribe this medicine based on your clinical condition.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. However, your physician may prescribe this medicine based on your clinical condition.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have a known history of allergy to ethamsylate or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

Porphyria

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having porphyria, a rare genetic disorder of the blood.

Fibroids

This medicine is not recommended for use in women who are having a non-cancerous tumor in the womb (Fibroids).
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women. However, your physician may prescribe this medicine based on your clinical condition.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. However, your physician may prescribe this medicine based on your clinical condition.
General warnings

Other ingredients in the formulation

This medicine may contain some inactive ingredients like wheat starch which may cause allergic reactions in some people. Report any instance of gluten allergy/coeliac disease to the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Fever

This medicine may cause an increase in body temperature. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience a high fever. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Other medicines

This medicine may interact with other medicines and their interaction may cause severe adverse effects. Hence, it is advised that you report the use of all your medications including any supplements and herbs to the doctor before beginning treatment with this medicine.

Non-malignant fibroid

This medicine should not be used in patients having a non-cancerous tumor in the womb (fibroid). Suitable diagnostic tests should be performed to rule out the presence of fibroids of the womb before treatment with this medicine is initiated.

Use in menorrhagia

The use of this medicine to control excessive menstrual bleeding should start only during the cycle.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not double your dose to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine
Disease interactions

Disease

Information not available.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by the doctor. Do not consume greater or lesser than the prescribed quantity of this medicine. Do not take this medicine for longer or shorter durations than recommended by the doctor. Report any undesired side effects to the doctor immediately.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine acts by stabilizing the walls of the capillaries and acts on platelets to prevent leakage of blood.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Hemostatics

Schedule

Schedule H

Etamsylate | C10H17NO5S - PubChem [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2017 [cited 20 April 2017]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/17506

[Internet]. Jurology.com. 2017 [cited 16 November 2017]. Available from:

http://www.jurology.com/article/S0022-5347(09)61754-7/pdf

Etamsylate - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 2 June 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB13483
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Information on this page was last updated on 2 Jun 2020

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