Sylate T 500 mg/250 mg Tablet

Introduction

Sylate T 500 mg/250 mg Tablet is a combination medicine used in the treatment of bleeding. It works by preventing the breakdown of blood clots and controls excessive bleeding. It also increases the ability of platelets to stick together and form blood clots.

You can take Sylate T 500 mg/250 mg Tablet at any time of day, with or without food, but it is best to take it at the same time each day. 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. It is important that this medication is not stopped suddenly without talking to the doctor.

The most common side effects of this medicine include nausea, stomach pain, headache, nasal congestion, sinus pain, sinus inflammation, rash, tiredness, and musculoskeletal (bone, muscle or joint) pain. It may also cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration. 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-ups while taking this medicine.

Uses of Sylate T Tablet

Side effects of Sylate T 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 Sylate T

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

How to use Sylate T 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. Sylate T 500 mg/250 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Sylate T Tablet works

Sylate T 500 mg/250 mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Tranexamic Acid and Ethamsylate. Tranexamic Acid is an antifibrinolytic. It works by preventing the breakdown of blood clots and controls excessive bleeding. Ethamsylate is a hemostatic. It works by increasing the ability of platelets to stick together and form blood clots. It also helps control bleeding from tiny blood vessels (capillaries).

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
Sylate T 500 mg/250 mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Sylate T 500 mg/250 mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Sylate T 500 mg/250 mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

SAFE
Sylate T 500 mg/250 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

CAUTION
Sylate T 500 mg/250 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Sylate T 500 mg/250 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sylate T 500 mg/250 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Sylate T 500 mg/250 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.