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Pause 1000 mg Tablet

Manufactured byEmcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Description

Pause 1000 mg Tablet is a synthetic medicine very similar to amino acid lysine and belongs to the class antifibrinolytics. It is used to treat menstrual disorders where excessive bleeding occurs.

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Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Pause 1000 mg Tablet

  • 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

Uses of Pause 1000 mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Menorrhagia
  • Short-term management of hemorrhage
  • Hereditary angioedema
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • Onset of action
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 10-30 minutes of intravenous administration. Time taken for the effect to show may increase with other dosage forms.
  • Duration of effect
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 2-4 hours.
  • Safe with alcohol?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is it habit forming?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Usage in pregnancy?
    Use of this medicine by pregnant women is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. The benefits of medication along with associated risks should be considered before using it. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Usage 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 taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients who have a known history of allergy to tranexamic acid or any other ingredient present in the dosage form.

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

Use of this medicine by pregnant women is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. The benefits of medication along with associated risks should be considered before using it. Consult your doctor before taking 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 taking 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 tranexamic acid.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember given that the next scheduled dose is at least 6 hours away. If you missed a scheduled injection of this medicine, then contact your doctor for further instructions.

Overdose

Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose with tranexamic acid 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 caution in people with an abnormal or impaired kidney function.
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take Pause 1000 mg Tablet as prescribed by the doctor. Do not consume more or less than the prescribed quantity of this medicine. It is advised to follow all the usage related instructions mentioned on the label.
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 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

Schedule

Schedule H

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