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Month Two of Lysteda (Tranexamic Acid)

I posted last month about how I was trying generic Lysteda (Tranexamic Acid) to slow my period. It worked and it was amazing!

I only took the pills twice last month and what a difference it made.  I ended up having a light period for about eight days.  That length of time is not unusual for me but I do usually have several days of heavy bleeding and really appreciated not having to go through that.

So a month later and my period starts again.  At the first sign yesterday, I took two tablets in the morning and then again in the evening.  Stayed light.  Took two this morning and still very light.  I think I'll take two more at bed time (they make me sleepy) and then just see how I'm doing tomorrow.  If it picks up, I'll take two more but I'll have to do it when I'm home for a few hours.  I just feel so exhausted after taking them but a couple hours later, I'm doing much better.  The only other side effect seems to be a slight headache.  Nothing major and doesn't last too long.

I just had an infusion at the end of August.  I am hoping my slowing my period way down, I can put off another one until after the holidays.  So far so good :)  I'll keep you updated! 

If you've taken Lysteda (or the generic brand), I'd love to hear about your experiences as well.  Thanks!

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  1. Hello, thank you for this blog, it's amazing! And all the information! I think I have posted on your story on hubpages:) Hope the New Year has started well and anemia is sent packing! All the best, iza

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  2. Thank you for sharing on this blog. I too am on the infusion cycle and after tests for internal bleeding came back negative I was referred to get a uridine ablation. I began that journey this week with a uterine biopsy (that has now caused heavy bleeding) and in googling have found out about lysteda and think that may be a better route for me.
    Can you tell me if it is still working as well for you? Any side effects? Thank you

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