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Atsyte 500 MG Injection

Manufactured byIpca Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
Description

Atsyte 500 MG Injection belongs to the class antifibrinolytics which is used for short term management of internal bleeding in patients who have hemophilia (a condition where the blood does not clot properly) and reduce the need for replacement therapy during and following dental extraction in such patients. It is also used for the treatment of local fibrinolysis (abnormal breakdown of blood clots) that may occur in conditions such as abnormally heavy menstrual bleeding, gastrointestinal bleeding, etc., and general fibrinolysis that may occur in conditions such as hemorrhagic urinary disorders, postoperative hemorrhage (excessive bleeding after a surgical procedure), etc.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Atsyte 500 MG Injection

  • Headache
  • Sinusitis like symptoms
  • Back pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Pale skin
  • Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Muscle or joint pain
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Change in color vision
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet
  • Pain in the chest region
  • Dizziness and fainting
  • Presence of blood in cough
  • Pain at the injection site

Uses of Atsyte 500 MG Injection

What is it prescribed for?

  • Short-term management of hemorrhage
  • Local Fibrinolysis
  • General Fibrinolysis
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 10-30 minutes of intravenous administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 3 hours.
  • 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 unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine can be used by women who are breastfeeding as the risk of adverse effects of nursing infants are less. Consult your doctor before receiving this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to tranexamic acid or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.

Acquired defective color vision

This medicine is not recommended for use in people having a defective color vision as it could make toxicity determination very difficult.

Subarachnoid hemorrhage

This medicine is not recommended for use in people who have hemorrhage in the area between the brain and its outer covering.

Obstructive blood clotting disorder

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having clotting disorders of the heart and blood vessels. The clots may also move from the place of origin and lodge in other locations. It is not recommended for people having the disease in the past or who are at risk of getting it in the future.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine can be used by women who are breastfeeding as the risk of adverse effects of nursing infants are less. Consult your doctor before receiving this medicine.
General warnings

Use of hormonal contraceptives

This medicine is not recommended for use in women who are using hormonal contraceptives (pills, patches, vaginal rings, or injections) as the risk of adverse effects are significantly high.

Clotting disorders

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a history of clotting disorders or have an active disorder. Patients who are exposed to risk factors and are likely to develop this disorders should not be given this medicine.

Eye disorders

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a history of any disease where the blood vessels of the eye are obstructed due to clot formation.

Other medicines

This medicine is known to interact with a large number of other medicines that you might be using. Report the use of all medications including supplements and herbs to the doctor before receiving this medicine.

Missed Dose

Since this medicine is usually administered by a qualified healthcare professional in the clinical/hospital setting, the likelihood of a missed dose is very low.

Overdose

Since this medicine is administered in the hospital or clinical setting by a qualified healthcare professional, the likelihood of an overdose is very low. However, emergency medical treatment will be initiated by the doctor if an overdose is suspected.
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

Tamoxifen

Ethinyl Estradiol

Tretinoin

Factor IX complex

Disease interactions

Kidney Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of adverse effects. Regular monitoring of kidney function tests is necessary for such patients. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
This medicine is usually administered in the clinical/hospital setting under the supervision of a qualified healthcare professional. Follow all the instructions given by your doctor. Inform the doctor if you have a known allergy to this medicine. Report all your current medicines as well as your medical conditions to the doctor before receiving this medicine.
Miscelleneous

Usage does not depend on food timings

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by preventing certain enzymes that break a blood clot formed in the body. Thus the breakdown of clot is either slowed down or completely stopped.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Approved

Approved

Classification

Category

Miscellaneous coagulation modifiers, Antifibrinolytic agents

Schedule

Schedule H

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https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/5526

Tranexamic Acid 500mg/5ml Solution for Injection - Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) - (emc) [Internet]. Medicines.org.uk. 2019 [cited 24 September 2019]. Available from:

https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/product/3374/smpc

[Internet]. Medsafe.govt.nz. 2019 [cited 24 September 2019]. Available from:

https://www.medsafe.govt.nz/Profs/Datasheet/t/tranexamicacidMedsurgeinj.pdf
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