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Heavy bleeding, took Trapic, no relief. Should i continue using it or consult doc again? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 14-Mar-2013
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User:Hello Good Morning..
Doctor:How can I help you?
User: XXXXXXX & my friend XXXXXXX here from XXXXXXX .
User:my friend has some query regarding her periods..
User:will u be able to help her out?
Doctor:I shall help you with the query.\
Doctor:Proceed with your query.
User:She has been bleeding since past 10 days..
User:her gynic suggested her Trapic 500mg
User:she took 6 tablets..2 per day..
User:as per her doc..
User:but it didn't stops
User:so she shud continue using it or shud consult doc again
User:but her doc said use 6 tabs for 3 days and it will come down it seems..but it didn't come down
User:so now
Doctor:May I know her age?
User:wat do u suggest?meet gynic again or
User:29 years..married
Doctor:Let me guide you.
Doctor:Irregular bleeding can occur due to various causes.
User:ya pls go ahead my frnd is also here
User:oh ..k
Doctor:Most commonly it is related to some hormonal disturbances which doctors feel will stabilize
Doctor:the medicine given to your friend is a drug that is known to stop any bleeding.
Doctor:Now since that has not helped her,
User:oh k..
Doctor:she will need an evaluation to know the cause of this excessive bleeding.
User:ususally how many tablets we can take?
User:of trapic 500mg
User:continuing it for 2 more days will help is it?
Doctor:It is generally suggested for a week
User:she just took for 3 days..
Doctor:And if by a week it does not reduce, then she needs to be reviewed.
User:and she says she took 4 tabs and stopped it
User:but she can continue it now again or?
Doctor:You mean, the bleeding has stopped now?
User:not yet..
User:i told she took 4 tabs for 2 days and stopped it seems
User:u daid she can take till 1 week na..
User:so..she s just asking if she can continue with it
User:and take for a week?
Doctor:The usual dosage of this drug is 500 to 1000mg per day
Doctor:which can be taken for a week.
User:okie..thanks for the info..
User:but for now..wat do u suggest?
Doctor:When was her last dose?
Doctor:I mean when did she take her last medicine?
User:26 & 27th she took for 2 days it seems and she stopped
User:can she start taking those tablets again?
User:there was gap of 2 days na..
User:is it okie? please suggest
Doctor:If she had taken additional dosage, that effects of those pills will come down in 48 hours time.
Doctor:She may take then for 2-3 days more
Doctor:in the dosage as suggested by her gynecologist, that is not more than 2 tablets a day
Doctor:If it does not reduce
Doctor:then she would need to review with her gynecologist
User:surely..she will start right now then..her next dosage
Doctor:for the complete evaluation.
User:thanks alot for the suggestion
Doctor:In addition,
User:Surely she will visit over the weekend then
Doctor:please ask your friend to take iron capsules too.
User:oh wats dat
User:tablets name please?
Doctor:She may take cap hemup. This is available over the counter.
Doctor:She can take these capsule one per day half an hour after food.
Doctor:This will prevent her from becoming anemic.
Doctor:Hope you have followed what I have suggested,
User:she will continue medicines for a week - 2 per day along with iron tabs
User:thanks alot!!!
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