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Antifibrinolytic Agents (Systemic)

Antifibrinolytic Agents | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

Side Effects of This Medicine

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

    The same effect that makes aminocaproic acid or tranexamic acid help prevent or stop bleeding also may cause blood clots that could be dangerous. Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following possible signs and symptoms of blood clots occur:

      Less common or rare

        Headache (severe and sudden); loss of coordination (sudden); pains in chest, groin, or legs, especially the calves; shortness of breath (sudden); slurred speech (sudden); vision changes (sudden); weakness or numbness in arm or leg

    Also, check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur:

      Less common or rare

        For aminocaproic acid

          Dizziness; headache; muscle pain or weakness (severe and continuing); ringing or buzzing in ears; skin rash; slow or irregular heartbeat - with the injection only; stomach cramps or pain; stuffy nose; sudden decrease in amount of urine; swelling of face, feet, or lower legs; unusual tiredness or weakness; weight gain (rapid)

        For tranexamic acid

          Blurred vision or other changes in vision; dizziness or lightheadedness; unusual tiredness or weakness

Other side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. However, check with your doctor if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome:

Diarrhea; dry ejaculation; nausea or vomiting; unusual menstrual discomfort; watery eyes

Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.

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Antifibrinolytic Agents: Precautions


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