tranexamic acid (injection, Cyklokapron)

  • Pharmacy Author:
    Omudhome Ogbru, PharmD

    Dr. Ogbru received his Doctorate in Pharmacy from the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy in 1995. He completed a Pharmacy Practice Residency at the University of Arizona/University Medical Center in 1996. He was a Professor of Pharmacy Practice and a Regional Clerkship Coordinator for the University of the Pacific School of Pharmacy from 1996-99.

  • Medical and Pharmacy Editor: Jay W. Marks, MD
    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD

    Jay W. Marks, MD, is a board-certified internist and gastroenterologist. He graduated from Yale University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine and gastroenterology at UCLA/Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles.

Is tranexamic acid-injection safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?

  • 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.

What else should I know about tranexamic acid-injection?

What preparations of tranexamic acid-injection are available?

Single dose injection (vials or ampules): 100 mg/ml

How should I keep tranexamic acid-injection stored?

Tranexamic acid injection should be stored at room temperature, 15 C - 30 C (59 F - 86 F).

REFERENCE: FDA Prescribing Information

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/15/2016
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