tranexamic acid-injection, Cyklokapron (cont.)

SIDE EFFECTS: Nausea, vomiting or diarrhea might occur. If these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor. Very unlikely but report promptly: vision changes, dizziness. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

PRECAUTIONS: Tell your doctor your medical history, including: any allergies, kidney problems, previous blood clot problems, bleeding problems, eye problems (retina diseases/color vision), head injury (subarachnoid hemorrhage). Limit alcohol intake, as it may aggravate certain side effects of this drug. Caution is advised when performing tasks requiring coordination (e.g., driving). To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when arising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant before using this medication. This drug is excreted into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell your doctor of all nonprescription or prescription medication you may use, especially of: aspirin/NSAIDs (e.g., ibuprofen), anticoagulants ("blood thinners" such as warfarin or heparin), aminocaproic acid, factor IX complex, anti-inhibitor coagulant concentrates, drugs that can cause blood clots (e.g., estrogens or birth control pills). Many nonprescription products contain aspirin/NSAIDs. Check labels carefully and consult your pharmacist. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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