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Cyklokapron

Cyklokapron®
(tranexamic acid) Injection

Antifibrinolytic agent

Cyklokapron

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Each mL of the sterile solution for intravenous injection contains 100 mg tranexamic acid and Water for Injection to 1 mL.

FORMULATION

Chemical Name: trans-4-(aminomethyl)cyclohexanecarboxylic acid Structural Formula:

Cyklokapron Structural Formula Illustration

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...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 6/3/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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