Ethamsylate is used to treat excessive blood loss during menstruation. It is also used to prevent brain haemorrhage in newly born babies and to treat small vessel haemorrhages. This medicine prevents and treats bleeding from the small vessels. It reduces bleeding time and blood loss. Ethamsylate is available in the form of tablet, injection. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from before starting ethamsylate....
Q: What are the side effects of using ethamsylate?
A: You may experience headache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain or discomfort, weakness, skin rashes, injection site reactions after using ethamsylate.
Q: How does ethamsylate work?
A: Ethamsylate works by inducing the coagulation of blood by making the platelets stick together, thus helping in controlling bleeding from blood vessels.