e-aminocaproic acid

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ε-aminocaproic acid

an amino acid that is a potent inhibitor of plasminogen and plasmin and indirectly of fibrinolysis; used for treatment (as aminocaproic acid) of acute bleeding syndromes due to fibrinolysis and for the prevention and treatment of postsurgical hemorrhage.
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The lysine analogues, TXA and e-aminocaproic acid (EACA), are a synthetic class of antifibrinolytics.
7) Therefore, antifibrinolytic agents such as E-aminocaproic acid and tranexamic acid prevent the activation of plasminogen.