Cyklokapron (Tranexamic Acid)

Strength(s): 500 mg

Active Ingredient: Tranexamic Acid



This medication is mainly used in the treatment of heavy bleeding that occurs during the menstrual period. Cyklokapron works by slowing down the breakdown of blood clots. The end result of this is the prevention of prolonged bleeding. This medication belongs to a class of drugs referred to as antifibrinolytics.

However, Cyklokapron is not a hormone and cannot be used in treating other menstrual or pre-menstrual symptoms. Also, it cannot stop your period, act as birth control or protect against sexually transmitted diseases.

Many women buy Cyklokapron from online pharmacies due to the cheap and high quality nature of the medication.

How to use Cyklokapron

To treat cyclic heavy menstrual bleeding, take 1,300 mg (two 650 mg) orally three times a day (3,900 mg/day). This medication should be taken for a maximum of 5 days during the menstrual period.


Before taking this medication, inform your doctor if you are allergic to it. Also, inform the doctor of any other allergies to medication, food or other substances. This medication may hold inactive ingredients that may lead to allergic reactions. For more information, consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Before taking this medication, let your doctor know about your medical history, especially relating to subarachnoid hemorrhage (bleeding in the brain), certain heart diseases (heart valve problems, irregular heartbeat), history of blood clots, irregular menstrual bleeding of unknown cause, kidney problems and blood clotting problems.

As this medication is only used during the menstrual period, it is unlikely that it will be used during pregnancy. However, this medicine should only be used when clearly needed. For more information on the risks during pregnancy, discuss it with your doctor.

This medication passes into breast milk. Therefore, when breastfeeding, consult your doctor on this medication.

Side Effects

Side effects of this medication include nausea, diarrhea, vomiting and muscle pain. If any of these effects persist or get worse, inform your doctor or pharmacist immediately.

Serious but unlikely side effects include:

  • Fainting
  • Coughing up blood
  • Swelling/redness in the arms/legs
  • Signs of a stroke (sudden vision changes, confusion, slurred speech, weakness on one side of the body)
  • Pain/swelling/warmth in the groin/calf
  • Vision changes (decreased vision/blindness, color vision changes)
  • Changes in the amount of urine.

If you experience these serious side effects, stop taking the medication and consult your doctor immediately.

Possible Drug Interactions

To avoid drug interactions, provide your doctor or pharmacist with a list of all your medication (herbal products, prescription and non-prescription). Also, do not start, stop or change the dose of your medication without prior approval from your doctor or pharmacist.

Some of the medications that interact with Cyklokapron include anticoagulants such as heparin and warfarin, estrogens, tretinoin, drugs that prevent bleeding, hormonal birth control.

Check the labels of all prescription and non-prescription medication as most medications contain pain relievers that may lead to increased risk of bleeding.

Availability of Cyklokapron

You can now order Cyklokapron and have it delivered to your doorstep. Simply visit any online pharmacy to buy your medication and get your cheap Cyklokapron at discounted prices. Also, ensure you buy your medication from a licensed pharmacy as these stock only high-quality Cyklokapron.

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