PREPARATIONS: Single dose injection (vials or ampules): 100 mg/ml
- Concomitant use with tissue plasminogen activators (used to prevent or treat blood clots) can reduce the effectiveness of tranexamic acid.
- Concomitant use with factor IX complex concentrates or anti-inhibitor coagulant concentrates that promote blood clots is not recommended due to the increased risk of blood clots.
PREGNANCY AND BREASTFEEDING SAFETY:
- Tranexamic acid injection has not been adequately evaluated in pregnant women.
- Tranexamic acid is present in breast milk in trace amounts; therefore, caution must be exercised when it is used in nursing mothers.
STORAGE: Tranexamic acid injection should be stored at room temperature, 15 C - 30 C (59 F - 86 F).
- Prior to tooth extraction, tranexamic acid should be administered at a dose of 10 mg per kg body weight of intravenously.
- Thereafter, a dose of 10 mg per kg body weight should be given three to four times daily for 2 to 8 days after tooth extraction.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Need help identifying pills and medications?
Use the pill identifier tool on RxList.