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Tranexamic acid is an antifibrinolytic agent which competitively inhibits the activation of plasminogen to plasmin.

Product

Composition

Each 5 ml colourless solution contains Tranexamic Acid BP 500 mg

Indication

Local fibrinolysis

For short term use in prophylaxis and treatment in patients at high risk of pre - and post-operative haemorrhage following -

a)    Prostatectomy

b)    Conisation of the cervix

c)    Surgical procedures and dental extractions in haemophiliacs

 

General fibrinolysis

a) Haemorrhagic complications in association with thrombolytic therapy                             

     

b) Haemorrhage associated with disseminated intravascular coagulation with predominant activation of the fibrinolytic system.

Side Effects

Gastro-intestinal disorders (nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea) may occur but disappear when the dosage is reduced. Rapid intravenous injection may cause dizziness and/or hypotention.

Side Effects

CapilokTM500 Injection: Each box contains 2 x 5 x 5 ml ampoules in Alu-PVC blister strip