2.11 Antifibrinolytic drugs and haemostatics

Tranexamic Acid
  • Tablets 500mg (£6.73 = 60 pack)
  • Injection 500mg in 5ml

Indications

  • Local fibrinolysis
  • Menorrhagia
  • Hereditary angioedema

Dose (both mouth)

  • Local fibrinolysis
    • 1–1.5g (or 15–25mg/kg) 2–3 times daily
  • Menorrhagia (initiated when menstruation has started)
    • 1g 3 times daily for up to 4 days; maximum 4g daily
  • Hereditary angioedema
    • 1–1.5g 2–3 times daily

 

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