Drug Strengths: Ethamsylate Injection 125 mg/ml, 2ml Ampoule
Physical Form: Injection Liquid
Function: To prevent bleeding.
It is a haemostatic drug. It is believed to work by increasing capillary endothelial resistance and promoting platelet adhesion.
It is used in Prophylaxis and control of haemorrhages from small blood vessels, neonatal intraventricular haemorrhage, capillary bleeding of different etiology, including: menorrhagia and metrorrhagia without organic pathology, after trans-urethral resection of the prostate, hematemesis, melena, hematuria, epistaxis; secondary bleeding due to thrombocytopenia or thrombocytopathia, hypocoagulation, prevention of periventricular hemorrhages in prematurely born children.