Pause-XT Tablet

Introduction

Pause-XT Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of bleeding. It helps to reduce bleeding during periods, or after surgery and controls excessive bleeding.

You can take Pause-XT Tablet at any time of day, with food, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. It should be taken on first day of the periods to get the most benefit. Keep taking it for as long as advised by your doctor.  Take this medicine in the dose and duration advised by the doctor and if you have missed a dose, take it as soon as you remember. Remember to finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Inform your doctor if you do not observe any change in periods even after 3 consecutive periods.

The most common side effects of this medicine include stomach pain, headache, nasal congestion, sinus pain, sinus inflammation, rash, tiredness and musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain. It is advised to consult with your doctor if you do not notice any changes in periods after 3 consecutive periods.

Before taking it, let your doctor know if you have any kidney problems or vaginal bleeding disorder. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor for advice before taking this medicine. You also need to tell your doctor what other medicines you are taking. You might be asked for eye check-up while taking this medicine. It is advised to avoid alcohol while taking this medicine.

Uses of Pause-XT Tablet

  • Heavy menstrual bleeding

Side effects of Pause-XT Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Pause-XT

  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Sinus inflammation
  • Sinus pain
  • Nasal congestion (stuffy nose)
  • Musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain
  • Stomach pain

How to use Pause-XT Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Pause-XT Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Pause-XT Tablet works

Pause-XT Tablet is a combination of four medicines: Tranexamic Acid, Tribasic Calcium Phosphate, Menadione and Citrus Bioflavonoid which reduce excessive bleeding. Tranexamic Acid is an anti-fibrinolytic medicine. It works by helping blood clot normally to reduce bleeding during periods, or after surgery. Tribasic Calcium Phosphate and Citrus Bioflavonoid provide essential nutrients. Menadione is a blood clotting vitamin which controls excessive bleeding.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Pause-XT Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

UNSAFE
Pause-XT Tablet is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy. Seek your doctor’s advice as studies on pregnant women and animals have shown significant harmful effects to the developing baby.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pause-XT Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.

Driving

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Pause-XT Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pause-XT Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pause-XT Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Pause-XT Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pause-XT Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.