tranexamic acid


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tranexamic acid

 [tran″ek-sam´ik]
an agent that combats fibrinolysis by competitively inhibiting activation of plasminogen; used in prophylaxis and treatment of hemorrhage associated with excessive fibrinolysis, such as that following oral surgery in patients with hemophilia; administered orally or intravenously.

tran·ex·am·ic ac·id

(tran'eks-am'ik as'id),
A competitive inhibitor of plasminogen activation and of plasmin; used in hemophilia to reduce or prevent hemorrhage.

tranexamic acid

/tran·ex·am·ic ac·id/ (tran″ek-sam´ik) an antifibrinolytic that competitively inhibits activation of plasminogen; used as a hemostatic in the prophylaxis and treatment of severe hemorrhage associated with excessive fibrinolysis.

tranexamic acid

[tran′ek-sam′ik]
an agent that combats fibrinolysis by competitively inhibiting activation of plasminogen. It is used in prophylaxis and treatment of hemorrhage associated with excessive fibrinolysis, such as that after oral surgery in patients with hemophilia. It is administered orally or intravenously.

tranexamic acid

A drug that interferes with the dissolution of blood clot (fibrinolysis) and can be used to prevent bleeding during minor operations such as tooth extraction in people with HAEMOPHILIA. A brand name is Cyklokapron.

tranexamic acid

an antifibrinolytic agent, used orally or intravenously to control hemorrhage. Called also Vasolamin.
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