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Cases of overdosage of CYKLOKAPRON (tranexamic acid) have been reported. Based on these reports, symptoms of overdosage may be gastrointestinal, e.g., nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; hypotensive, e.g., orthostatic symptoms; thromboembolic, e.g., arterial, venous, embolic; visual impairment; mental status changes; myoclonus, and rash.
CYKLOKAPRON (tranexamic acid) Injection is contraindicated:
- In patients with acquired defective color vision, since this prohibits measuring one endpoint that should be followed as a measure of toxicity (see WARNINGS).
- In patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage. Anecdotal experience indicates that cerebral edema and cerebral infarction may be caused by CYKLOKAPRON (tranexamic acid) in such patients.
- In patients with active intravascular clotting.
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/17/2009
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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