English Name: Tranexamic Acid
Other Name: trans-4-(Aminomethyl)cyclohexanecarboxylic acid
CAS No.: 1197-18-8
EINECS No.: 214-818-2
Standard: BP, EP
Tranexamic acid is frequently used in surgeries with high risk of blood loss such as cardiac, liver, vascular and large orthopedic procedures. Its oral form is now being evaluated for use in outpatient conditions involving heavy bleeding.
1. In obstetrics, tranexamic acid is used after delivery to reduce bleeding, often with
syntocinon/oxytocin and fundal massage. A major trial is in progress worldwide to establish the
efficacy of the drug to arrest postpartum haemorrhage (PPH). Since the drug can be administered
orally, it has great potential to reduce maternal mortality rates in developing countries where
primary healthcare is often unavailable.
3. In hemophilia - Tranexamic acid is also useful in the treatment of bleeding as a second line
treatment after factor VIII in patients (e.g. tooth extraction).
4. In hereditary angioedema.
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