Cyklokapron; GD-Tranexamic Acid; Tranexamic Acid Injection; Tranexamic Acid Injection BP
- It is used to treat or prevent bleeding in patients with hemophilia after having a tooth removed.
- It is used to treat heavy bleeding during monthly periods (menstruation).
- It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
- If you have an allergy to tranexamic acid or any other part of this drug.
- If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If you have a blood clot, have ever had a blood clot, or have been told you are at risk of getting a blood clot.
- If you have any of these health problems: Bleeding in the brain or trouble seeing some colors.
- If you are taking any of these drugs: Factor IX complex or anti-inhibitor coagulant complex.
- If you are using a hormone-based birth control.
- Tell all of your health care providers that you take this drug. This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert until you see how this drug affects you.
- Blood clots have happened with this drug. Tell your doctor if you have ever had a blood clot. Talk with your doctor.
- Have an eye exam as you have been told by your doctor.
- Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this drug while you are pregnant.
- Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.
- If you still have heavy periods (menstrual bleeding) after 2 cycles or if this drug stops working, talk with your doctor.
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Weakness on 1 side of the body, trouble speaking or thinking, change in balance, drooping on one side of the face, or blurred eyesight.
- Very bad headache.
- Change in eyesight, eye pain, or very bad eye irritation.
- Feeling very tired or weak.
- Call your doctor right away if you have signs of a blood clot like chest pain or pressure; coughing up blood; shortness of breath; swelling, warmth, numbness, change of color, or pain in a leg or arm; or trouble speaking or swallowing.
- Very bad dizziness or passing out.
- Belly pain.
- Back pain.
- Muscle or joint pain.
- Nose stuffiness.
- Muscle cramps.
- Feeling tired or weak.
- Upset stomach or throwing up.
- Loose stools (diarrhea).
- Take with or without food.
- Swallow whole. Do not chew, break, or crush.
- Do not take this drug for longer than you were told by your doctor.
- Do not take if you do not have your period.
- It is given as a shot into a vein.
- Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. Then take your next dose at least 6 hours later.
- If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.
- Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
- Call your doctor to find out what to do.
- Store at room temperature.
- Store in a dry place. Do not store in a bathroom.
- If you need to store this drug at home, talk with your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist about how to store it.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Throw away unused or expired drugs. Do not flush down a toilet or pour down a drain unless you are told to do so. Check with your pharmacist if you have questions about the best way to throw out drugs. There may be drug take-back programs in your area.
- If your symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your doctor.
- Do not share your drugs with others and do not take anyone else’s drugs.
- Keep a list of all your drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your doctor.
- Talk with the doctor before starting any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.