antifibrinolytics

antifibrinolytics

Drugs used to treat excessive bleeding as in menorrhagia or to help in the control of bleeding during surgery. Examples are tranexamic acid (Cyklokapron) and aprotinin (Trasylol).

antifibrinolytics (an´tēfī´brənolit´iks),

n a type of substance that prevents the breakdown of fibrin in blood clots. Used to prevent excessive bleeding.
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For more severe cases, desmopressin (DDAVP) or antifibrinolytics may be used to control mild bleeding episodes, while platelet transfusion remains a primary option to address severe bleeding or prepare patients for surgeries with a high bleeding risk, such a neurosurgery.
3] Treatment mainly includes local therapy, antifibrinolytics, and platelet transfusion.
12 Medical treatments for AUB include antiprostaglandins, antifibrinolytics, and hormonal therapies, that is, combined oral contraceptive pills and progestogen, danazol and gonadotropin releasing hormone analogues.
Antifibrinolytics help in reduction of blood loss during obstetric surgeries and other haemorrhages.
On the basis of Drug Class the report includes segments such as Plasma-derived Coagulation Factor Concentrates, Recombinant Coagulation Factor Concentrates, Desmopressin, Antifibrinolytics, Fibrin Sealants & others.
Medical treatment containing high dose corticosteroids, antifibrinolytics and chemotherapeutics and surgical excision are the options.
Local hemostatic measures may include using gelatin sponges with silk sutures, vasoconstrictors in local anesthetic, and the use of antifibrinolytics.
Do antifibrinolytics reduce allogeneic blood transfusion in orthopedic surgery?
We next present a review of blood loss management strategies and antifibrinolytics in orthopaedic surgery.
Because of the complex nature of cancer care, collaboration with the adolescent's oncologist is highly recommended," according to the opinion, which outlines options for prophylactic menstrual suppression (combined hormonal contraceptives, progestin-only therapy, and gonadotropin-releasing hormone agonists) and emergent treatment of acute uterine bleeding (hormonal therapy, antifibrinolytics, and surgical options for patients who fail medical therapy).
Antifibrinolytics for maintenance of clot stability are important to prevent bleeding.
Antifibrinolytics in liver transplantation: they are effective, but what about the risk-benefit ratio?