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Heavy menstrual bleeding, melasma, tranexamic acid. Is it OK to take the medicine?

I am 52 yo. I have heavy menstrual bleeding for 3days (have to change pads evry hour) then followed by 3 days of light and now for the 7th day almost gone. Last menstrual cycle ..i had my period for 2 weeks but not heavy. Went to Dermatologist for melasma and was told to take tranexamic acid 250mg 3x/day. I am in Japan and they say a lot of women take that here. I am scared to take it but when i read that it is prescribed for heavy mentrual bleeding I m thinking of taking it now..any advice?
Asked On : Wed, 25 Apr 2012
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Hi welcome to H.C.M.Forum. you having pre menopausual harmonal imbalance. or anaemia or both.
harmonal imbalance is automatically adjested after few months. anaemia though not elicited should be corrected. by hematinics under the guidance of a physician.
besides i advise you to follow diet recommendations. eat green leafy vegetables, cereals, fruits& juices to build up blood & for general wellbeing. tablet tranexamic acid is a good drug but helps only for that day. means temperory relief. dont worry you will be fine. diet you continue for ever.
Answered: Wed, 25 Apr 2012
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