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- What is tranexamic acid-injection, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for tranexamic acid-injection?
- Is tranexamic acid-injection available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for tranexamic acid-injection?
- What are the uses for tranexamic acid-injection?
- What are the side effects of tranexamic acid-injection?
- What is the dosage for tranexamic acid-injection?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with tranexamic acid-injection?
- Is tranexamic acid-injection safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about tranexamic acid-injection?
What is the dosage for tranexamic acid-injection?
- 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.
Which drugs or supplements interact with tranexamic acid-injection?
- 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.
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