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LYSTEDA (TRANEXAMIC ACID)

Lysteda Description

Many women dread those five days of each month when they feel they need to stay indoors, call in sick to work, excuse themselves from any sports activities, and spend time constantly changing tampons or pads. If this describes what you are going through, talk to your doctor; some testing may reveal the reason for the heavy blood flow. If it is due to a problem with coagulation and not something that can be remedied on its own, your doctor may prescribe Lysteda, an antifibrinolytic drug that can provide relief from such a heavy blood flow. Lysteda does not contain any hormones so it cannot be taken as an oral contraception.

Lysteda is not taken every day, you will be instructed how many tablets to take per day for up to five days when your menstrual cycle begins. Your period occurs when your womb has prepared for the implantation of a fertilized egg. When that does not happen, your body will shed the built-up lining of blood and tissue, usually taking about five days to do this.

Your body forms blood clots, made of platelets and red blood cells bound together with fibrin, to try and stop the bleeding. Once the clots have done their job, your body produces plasmin in order to dissolve the clots. Lysteda works by blocking the action of the enzymes that make plasmin to stop the clots from breaking up so bleeding is reduced.

Conditions Treated by Lysteda

There are several common causes for heavy menstrual bleeding. Some adolescent girls may experience a heavy flow during their first period due to a hormonal imbalance and again during several years leading up to the onset of menopause. Uterine fibroids can occur during your thirties and forties and are usually non-cancerous. These fibroids produce proteins that cause the growth of blood vessels which expand and add to the blood loss during menstruation.

Small fragile growths called polyps may be present in the mucosal surface of your cervix or they can stick out from your uterine lining. Once a woman has finally reached menopause, the menstrual cycle will come to an end and no more intervention should be required.

Before You Take Lysteda

Ask your doctor about taking Lysteda if you think you are pregnant, may become pregnant, or are breast feeding. Explain other medical conditions or allergies you have to your doctor and list any OTC or Rx medications you take, including herbal remedies and dietary or vitamin supplements so it can be determined if Lysteda is safe for you.

Warnings for Lysteda

Using hormonal contraceptives, including vaginal rings, injections, implants, and the birth control pill, could increase your risk of a stroke, heart attack, or blood clot so it’s advised you choose a barrier form of contraception such as condoms or a diaphragm with spermicide instead. Follow all instructions as recommended by your doctor.

Possible Side Effects of Lysteda

  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Headache

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