ethamsylate

ethamsylate

Etamsylate, a drug that reduces bleeding from small blood vessels and is used to treat excessive menstruation (menorrhagia). A brand name is Dicynene.
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Clinical and experimental studies on the action of ethamsylate on haemostasis and on platelet functions.
Ethamsylate 10 ml I/V as pre-emptive analgesic and styptic respectively.
Ethamsylate is thought to stabilise capillaries, reinforcing capillary membranes by polymerising hyaluronic acid.
Treatment of menorrhagia during menstruation: randomised controlled trial of ethamsylate, mefenamic acid, and tranexamic acid.
Treatment of menorrhagia during menstruation: Randomized controlled trial of ethamsylate, mefenamic acid, and tranexamic acid.
The first group consisted of 9 patients (40.9%) whose haemostatic treatment during surgery and in postoperative period was provided using [epsilon]-aminocapronic acid and ethamsylate. Only 2 patients received blood transfusion during surgery and in postoperative period.
Treatment of hemorrhagia during menstruation: randomised controlled trial of ethamsylate, mefenamic acid, and tranexamic acid.
Postnatal pharmacologic interventions that have been studied include phenobarbital, indomethacin, vitamin E, and ethamsylate. Of these, phenobarbital and indomethacin have been studied most extensively.
Ethamsylate or Botropase injection was given to control bleeding.