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Related to tranexamic acid: Cyklokapron
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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
tranexamic acidA 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.
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