Tranexamic Acid

    Oral / IV
    Tranexamic Acid
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Blocks lysine binding sites on plasminogen, preventing its conversion to plasmin and thus preventing fibrinolysis.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Reduction in blood loss post total hip / knee arthroplasty
    • Menorrhagia
    • Contraindications
    • History of / high risk of / active thrombosis
    • Subarachnoid haemorrhage
    • Adverse Effects
    • Nausea / vomiting / diarrhoea
    • Change in colour vision
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