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(tranexamic acid) Injection
Each mL of the sterile solution for intravenous injection contains 100 mg tranexamic acid and Water for Injection to 1 mL.
Chemical Name: trans-4-(aminomethyl) cyclohexanecarboxylic acid. Structural Formula:
Empirical Formula: C8H15NO2............................Molecular Weight: 157.2
Tranexamic acid is a white crystalline powder. The aqueous solution for injection has a pH of 6.5 to 8.0.
What are the possible side effects of tranexamic acid (Cyklokapron, Lysteda)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop taking tranexamic acid and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- problems with your vision (including color vision);
- sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
- sudden headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance;
- sudden chest pain or trouble breathing;
- pain or swelling in one or both...
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/17/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Cyklokapron Information
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