Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S

Description
  • Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S consists of Tranexamic acid which is an antifibrinolytic agent
  • Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S indicated in conditions such as acute spasm and spasms in diagnostic procedures,angioneurotic edema,Haemophilia, prevention of bleeding,Subarachnoid Haemorrhage and can also be given in adjunctive therapy an an alternate drug of choice epistaxis, GI hemorrhage and Menorrhagia
  • Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S can be taken with or without meal
  • Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S comes in the form of capsules
  • Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S is to be used under doctor’s advisement 
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Type

Capsule

Feature

250mg

Unit

'S

Formula

Tranexamic Acid

Composition

Tranexamic Acid 250 mg

Brand

Sami Pharma

Prescription Required

Yes

How to use, Side effects, Uses, Formula & Composition

About

Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S belongs to a group of chemicals known as Antifibrinolytics, that aid in forming blood clots; therefore,Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S can be prescribed as a treatment for numerous illnesses varying from simple nose bleeds to hereditary angioedema. Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S is also commonly prescribed to women facing heavy menstrual bleeding.

Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S is available in tablet or capsule form and is prescribed to be taken either twice or thrice daily; orally (by mouth) with or without food and with plenty of water to help ease the passage of the capsule through the throat. Patients are advised to not ingest Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S for more than 5 days and treatment with Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S is to be undertaken after the advice and consultation with a physician. More than 6 tablets a day are not to be ingested.

Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S’s dosage and duration of treatment may differ for each patient, as the treatment regime for each patient depends upon their weight, stage of illness, each patient’s response to Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S and any pre-existing medical condition a patient might have. Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S may be prescribed to pregnant or lactating mothers or to women who are planning to start a family, after discussing the advantages and disadvantages at length with the patient.

Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S might show mild side effects such as fatigue, dizziness, and blurred vision which resolve on their own in a few days. Patients are asked to inform their physician if they’re ingesting other drugs especially if the patient is undergoing treatment with oral contraceptives or blood thinners as they have proved to interact negatively with Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S.

Indications

Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S can be used to treat:

  • Heavy menstrual bleeding 
  • Dental surgery 
  • Nose bleeds
  • Bleeding disorders 
  • Blood clotting diseases/disorders
  • Internal bleeding in the organs 
  • Ulcerative colitis 
  • Hereditary angioedema 
  • Postpartum bleeding 
  • Excessive blood loss due to trauma to the body

How Does Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S Work

Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S works by interfering with the degradation of fibrin (a protein structure that naturally helps form clots) and thereby preserving the fibrin matrix.

How To Use Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S

Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S is prescribed to be taken either twice or thrice daily; orally (by mouth) with or without food and with plenty of water to help ease the passage of the capsule through the throat.Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S’s dosage and duration of treatment may differ for each patient, as the treatment regime for each patient depends upon their weight, stage of illness, each patient’s response to Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S and any pre-existing medical condition a patient might have. Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S may be prescribed to pregnant or lactating mothers or to women who are planning to start a family, after discussing the advantages and disadvantages at length with the patient.

Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S is meant to be ingested whole, without breaking it into two halves or chewing on the tablet. Patients are advised to not ingest Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S for more than 5 days and treatment with Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S is to be undertaken after the advice and consultation with a physician. More than 6 tablets a day are not to be ingested.

It is advised that the drug is taken at the same time each day, and an alarm can be placed to remind patients to take Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S at the proper time each day. If the patient misses a dose of Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S, they should take it immediately but if the time for the next dose of the drug is near then it’s beneficial for patients to skip the missed dose and take the tablets as per schedule, doubling of doses has proven to cause severe side effects.

Dosage

Adult Dosage

2-3 tablets of 250mg are advised to be ingested twice or thrice a day. The capsule may be ingested either with or without food and with plenty of water. Patients are advised to evenly space out doses during the day.

Child Dosage

There isn’t enough evidence to suggest that Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S is safe to be prescribed to patients aged 12 years and below.

Elderly Dosage 

There isn’t enough evidence to suggest that Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S is safe to be prescribed to patients aged 65 years and above.

Pregnancy Use and Lactation

There isn’t enough evidence to suggest that Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S is safe to be prescribed to expectant mothers, therefore, if you are pregnant or planning to start a family while undergoing treatment with Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S, it’s best to consult a physician before ingesting any drug.Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S may pass to the infant via breastmilk but has not proved to be detrimental to the baby; patients are advised to consult a physician before starting treatment with any drug.

Contraindications

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S:

  • Allergic reaction to Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S or any other drug or ingredient
  • Patients undergoing treatment for heat stroke 
  • Moderate to severe kidney disease/impairment 
  • Seizures 
  • Coagulopathy 
  • History of seizures 
  • Deep vein thrombosis 
  • Difficulty in viewing/differentiating colors 
  • Brain hemorrhage 
  • History of Brain hemorrhage
  • Patients undergoing treatment for blood clots in the body 

Precautions 

Please tell your doctor if you have a history of any of the following before using Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S:

  • Mild to moderate kidney disease/impairment
  • Mild to moderate heart disease/impairment
  • Irregular menstrual cycles 
  • Certain types of birth control devices 
  • Chain smokers 
  • Easy bruising 
  • Pregnant women 
  • Breastfeeding women 

Interactions With Other Medications

Please tell your doctor about the use of the following before using Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S:

  • Blood thinners 
  • Certain oral contraceptives 
  • NSAIDS 
  • Estrogen hormone 
  • Tretinoin
  • Chlorpromazine 
  • Medroxyprogesterone 

Adverse Effects

Common Adverse Effects

Like most medicines,Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S has certain side effects which include:

  • Dizziness 
  • Stomach problems (such as nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea)
  • Muscular aches and pains
  • Fatigue 
  • Headache 

These effects tend to be mild and resolve in a few days of taking Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S.

Rare Adverse Effects

If any of the following adverse effects are seen or felt, the patient is advised to immediately contact their doctor

  • Swelling of the hands and feet 
  • Fits 
  • Difficulty in vision
  • Coughing of blood 
  • Fainting 

How To Cope with Some of The Adverse Effects

  • Headaches- In which case make sure you rest and drink plenty of fluids. Avoid the use of alcohol. Take a prescribed painkiller. Consult your doctor if the headaches last longer than a week or are severe
  • Feeling or being sick (nausea or vomiting) or diarrhea –Avoid eating rich or spicy food. It might help to take medication after food. If you’re sick, try drinking small, frequent sips of water.
  • Feeling dizzy (lightheaded) or weak –If the medication makes you feel dizzy or weak, stop what you’re doing and sit or lie down until you feel better, and do not rise too fast or immediately from a sitting or lying down position to a standing posture. Do not drive or use tools or machinery in case of any of these effects.
  • Muscular Aches and Pains- A hot or cold compress can be placed at the area of discomfort to bring relief; an over-the-counter pain reliever such as paracetamol or ibuprofen can be ingested to bring ease as well. Avoid high-intensity exercise while suffering from muscular pain.
  • Fatigue- Patients experiencing this adverse effect, are advised to take deep breaths, intake tea or coffee, get a good night’s rest, and not overburden themselves for a few days.

FAQs

#1. Can I Take Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S During My Pregnancy?

There isn’t enough evidence to suggest that Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S is safe to be prescribed to expectant mothers, therefore, if you are pregnant or planning to start a family while undergoing treatment with Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S, it’s best to consult a physician before ingesting any drug

#2. How to Store Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S?

Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S is to be kept away from the reach of children, in a cool dry place away from direct sunlight and humidity as that tends to ruin certain drugs.

#3. What Are Common Side Effects Caused By Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S?

  • Dizziness 
  • Stomach problems (such as nausea, vomiting, and/or diarrhea)
  • Muscular aches and pains
  • Fatigue 
  • Headache 

#4. Will Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S Affect My Fertility?

No, there isn’t sufficient evidence to suggest that patients experience a decrease in fertility.

#5. What If I Take Too Much Of Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S?

In case of too much consumption by accident, kindly contact your doctor or nearby hospital right away. The amount of medication that can result in severe side effects varies from person to person. An overdose results in slowing down of heart rate and difficulty breathing accompanied by dizziness and fainting spells.

#6. What If I Miss a Dose Of Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S?

If you miss a dose of the medication, make sure you take it as soon as possible on that same day. If you don’t remember you missed the dose until the next dosage time or the next day, do not double the dose and take your medication as per schedule.

#7. Is It Safe to Have Painkillers While Taking Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S?

Not all pain killers are safe to be ingested while undergoing treatment with Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S. Patients are asked to consult with their physician before ingesting any drugs while undergoing treatment with Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S.

#8. Is It Safe to Have Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S Along with Oral Contraceptives?

Not all oral contraceptives are safe to be taken while undergoing treatment with Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S as certain oral contraceptives (birth control pills) may negatively interact with Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S.

#9. Can Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S Cause Dizziness? If So, How Should I Manage It?

Yes. It can cause dizziness as one of the most common side effects. If this happens, you should sit or lie down until the symptoms pass. However, please note this is temporary and usually goes away as the treatment continues. It is also advised to avoid the consumption of alcohol during your treatment, as it may worsen the dizziness.

#10. Does Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S Cause Addiction?

No. This drug has shown no evidence to prove addiction of any kind in any patient.

#11. How Long Will I Have to Continue Taking the Medication?

Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S is prescribed to be ingested for 5 days, or as advised by your doctor.

#12. Can I Consume Alcohol With Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S?

Alcohol is known to make an individual dizzy, thus if taken with the medication, it may lead to extreme dizziness. It is best to avoid the intake of alcohol during your treatment.

#13. How Is Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S Supposed to  Be Taken?

Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S is available in tablet format and is meant to be ingested whole without crushing or breaking the tablet in two; with plenty of water to ease the passage of Brino 250mg Capsule 10 ‘S into the patient’s throat.

#14. Can I Drive After Taking This Medication?

This medication is known to make you dizzy hence if that happens kindly avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery.