Trapic MF Tablet

Introduction

Trapic MF Tablet is a combination medicine used to treat heavy menstrual bleeding and menstrual pain. It prevents the breakdown of blood clots to control excessive bleeding during periods. It also blocks the production of certain chemical messengers that cause pain and inflammation.

You can take Trapic MF 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 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. It is advised to avoid alcohol while taking this medicine.

Uses of Trapic MF Tablet

  • Heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Menstrual pain

Side effects of Trapic MF 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 Trapic MF

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

How to use Trapic MF 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. Trapic MF Tablet is to be taken with food.

How Trapic MF Tablet works

Trapic MF Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Tranexamic Acid and Mefenamic Acid. Tranexamic Acid is an anti-fibrinolytic. It works by preventing the breakdown of blood clots to control excessive bleeding during periods. Mefenamic Acid is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) which blocks the production of certain chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that cause pain and inflammation (redness and swelling).

Safety Advice

Alcohol

UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Trapic MF Tablet.

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Trapic MF Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Trapic MF 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

UNSAFE
Trapic MF Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.

Kidney

CAUTION
Trapic MF Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Trapic MF Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Trapic MF Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.

Liver

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