Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Adult: 500 mg 4 times daily during menstruation.

Control of haemorrhage after surgery
Adult: 250-500 mg every 4-6 hr as needed. May also be given via IV/IM inj.

Treatment and prophylaxis of periventricular haemorrhage in low birth-weight neonates
Child: Low birth-weight neonate: 12.5 mg/kg IM/IV Inj every 4-6 hr.
May be taken with or without food. May be taken w/ meals to minimise GI upset.
Hypersensitivity. Porphyria. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, skin rash, nausea. IV: Transient hypotension.
Description: Ethamsylate stops haemorrhage from small blood vessels by stabilising the capillary wall and correcting abnormal platelet adhesion.
Absorption: Absorbed from the GI tract (oral).
Distribution: Enters breast milk.
Excretion: Via urine (as unchanged).
Store below 25°C.
MIMS Class
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