Aminocaproic Acid

Aminocaproic acid stops bleeding caused by certain medications. Your doctor will monitor your blood cells and kidney function to make sure you are safely being treated. Do not miss any blood tests.

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Aminocaproic Acid Cautionary Labels

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Uses of Aminocaproic Acid

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Aminocaproic Acid is used in the treatment of:

  • Hemorrhage

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Aminocaproic Acid Brand Names

Aminocaproic Acid may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Aminocaproic Acid Interactions

This is not a complete list of Aminocaproic Aciddrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Aminocaproic Acid and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Aminocaproic Acid falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Aminocaproic Acid should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Aminocaproic Acid should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Aminocaproic Acid Dosage

Take aminocaproic acid exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Aminocaproic Acid dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Aminocaproic Acid is available in the following doses:

  • Aminocaproic Acid 1.25 G/5 Ml Oral Syrup
  • Aminocaproic Acid 1000 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Aminocaproic Acid 250 Mg/ml Intravenous Solution
  • Aminocaproic Acid 500 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Aminocaproic Acid Compounding Powder

Forms of Medication

Aminocaproic Acid is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution
  • Oral Solution
  • Oral Tablet