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Trenaxa Injection

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By MACLEODS PHARMACEUTICALS
5ml Solution For Injection in Ampoule

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Tranexamic Acid(500.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
HAEMOSTATICS

Medical Description

Trenaxa Solution For Injection contains tranexamic acid as an active ingredient. Tranexamic acid is used to stop bleeding in diseases or conditions that lead to excessive bleeding from the body. Avoid...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Trenaxa Injection

  • Trenaxa Solution For Injection is used to reduce excessive bleeding in menses (during periods).
  • To treat abnormal blood loss during or after a surgical procedure.
  • To reduce bleeding from the nose known as epistaxis.
  • To control internal bleeding in the body due to abnormal blood clotting mechanism.
  • During and following tooth extractions in patients suffering from a bleeding disorder named haemophilia.
contraindications

Contraindications of Trenaxa Injection

  • If you are allergic to Tranexamic acid or any other ingredients of Trenaxa Solution For Injection.
  • If you have kidney disease.
  • If you have a history of convulsions or fits.
  • If you have blood disorders known to increase blood clotting tendency.
  • If you are currently having an episode or a history of different diseases arising because of clot formation in the body called thromboembolic diseases. E.g. Heart attack or paralysis due to clot in bl...
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sideEffects

Side effects of Trenaxa Injection

  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Trenaxa Injection

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Trenaxa Solution For Injection during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using this medicine as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Trenaxa Solution For Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine passes into human milk in a small amount. If a breastfeeding mother requires tranexamic acid, it is not a reason to discontinue breastfeeding. However, close monitoring and medical supervision of the breastfed infant is recommended until more data regarding safety becomes available. It is advisable to consult a doctor before initiating the medication during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Trenaxa Solution For Injection?
A:
This medicine does not directly affect alertness levels. However, one should watch out for signs of blurring of vision or loss of colour vision, which may appear as a side effect of this medication. Hence, regular eye check-ups are recommended in patients taking long-term treatment with tranexamic acid.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Trenaxa Solution For Injection?
A:
There is no data regarding interactions between this medicine and alcohol. However, this does not rule out the possibility of interaction and it is better to avoid alcohol consumption.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from kidney disease.
  • You are passing blood in the urine.
  • You are taking oral contraceptive pills.
  • You have a history of blood clots in blood vessels or with a family history of the same.
  • You are suffering from excessive menstrual bleeding or irregular periods.
  • If you experience visual disturbances, you should stop the medications and consult your doctor immediately.
  • You may require regular eye checks if you are consuming this medicine for a long time on a doctor's prescription.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Trenaxa Injection

How Does It Work?

Blood clotting is a complex process and involves various enzymes in different steps. Tranexamic acid is a structural analogue of an amino acid lysine which is important for the blood clotting process....
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Trenaxa Injection

The injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic. Do not self inject, follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.
interactions

Interactions of Trenaxa Injection

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interaction.
  • The effect of Trenaxa Solution For Injection will be reduced if taken along with blood thinners (like warfarin, heparin) which are medicines that inhibit clot formations.
  • An additive effect may be seen if the patient is taking medications that increase blood clot formation (like aprotinin).
  • Oral contraceptive pills, when taken with this medicine, may promote blood clot formation which can be harmful, leading to blockage of blood vessels by abnormal clot formation. Inform your doctor if y...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Trenaxa Injection

  • Store this medicine in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.
  • Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
dosage

Dosage of Trenaxa Injection

Overdose

  • The injection will be given by a doctor or nurse thus chances of overdose are unlikely. However, if you experience any discomfort or specific symptoms like dizziness, headache, low blood pressure or f...
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Missed a Dose

  • It is unlikely that the dose of this injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare set up. However, if you have missed taking any dose of this injection inform your doctor or nurse imm...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What medicines can be used for controlling heavy bleeding during menses?

A: This medicine will usually be the first line of management of heavy bleeding. However, other treatment options like oral contraceptive pills, intrauterine contraceptive devices or hormones may also be given to regulate cycles. The doctor will take into consideration various factors like your age, family planning status, sonography reports and hormone levels to decide the most appropriate line of management for you.

Q: Can I take progesterone and Trenaxa Solution For Injection together?

A: Trenaxa Solution For Injection is usually prescribed to control excessive bleeding during menses. Your dose will be escalated based on the severity of your symptoms. However, for women who have repeated heavy cycles and other signs of hormonal imbalance Progesterone pills maybe started to regulate the hormonal imbalance. This shall be done after evaluating your menstrual cycle, medical history and hormone levels by your gynaecologist.

Q: Can I take this medicine to avoid getting menses?

A: The menstrual cycle is regulated by various female hormones like estrogen, progesterone and luteinizing hormone. Other hormones like prolactin and thyroid hormones also indirectly affect menstrual cycles. This medicine is effective only in controlling excessive bleeding during menses and is not recommended for controlling or stopping regular menstrual cycles. It is advisable to consult your gynaecologist for controlling menses.

Q: For how many cycles can Trenaxa Solution For Injection be taken?

A: If you are suffering from repeated heavy menstrual cycles, it is advisable to consult a gynaecologist. Though this medicine will control the excessive blood flow, it does not correct the underlying hormonal imbalance or other conditions that are responsible for causing the excessive flow. Hence, it is better to consult your gynaecologist and get a check-up done.

Q: Can Trenaxa Solution For Injection help me to get relief from stomach pain during menses?

A: Stomach pain during menses is induced as the uterus contracts strongly giving rise to uterine cramps. Menses result from the shedding of the inner uterine lining that leads to the formation of various chemical mediators. These mediators induce abdominal cramps. This medicine does not inhibit the action of these mediators and hence as such does not have a direct pain killer effect. This medicine is used to control bleeding. However, as the bleeding subsides, the pain slowly reduces.

Q: Can Trenaxa Solution For Injection be used to control post-menopausal bleeding?

A: Post-menopausal bleeding is never considered normal. There is always an underlying disorder that leads to post-menopausal bleeding. It is important first to diagnose the disorder and treat it for the same. Post-menopausal bleeding should never be ignored and a gynaecologist should be immediately consulted.

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ContainsTranexamic Acid(500.0 Mg)
UsesExcessive bleeding
Side effectsDiarrhoea, nausea, vomiting
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 07:10 PM (IST)
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