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 may be given to your child for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.
If your child has menstrual periods:
- It is used to treat heavy bleeding during monthly periods (menstruation).
- If your child has an allergy to this drug or any part of this drug.
- If your child is allergic to any drugs like this one or any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell the doctor about the allergy and what signs your child had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If your child has a blood clot, has ever had a blood clot, or has been told he/she is at risk of getting a blood clot.
- If your child has any of these health problems: Bleeding in the brain or trouble seeing some colors.
- If your child is taking any of these drugs: Factor IX complex or anti-inhibitor coagulant complex.
- If your child is using a hormone-based birth control.
- Tell all of your child’s health care providers that your child is taking this drug. This includes your child’s doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Have your child avoid tasks or actions that call for alertness until you see how this drug affects your child. These are things like riding a bike, playing sports, or using items such as scissors, lawnmowers, electric scooters, toy cars, or motorized vehicles.
- Blood clots have happened with this drug. Tell the doctor if your child has ever had a blood clot.
- Get your child an eye exam as you have been told by the doctor.
If your child is pregnant or breast-feeding a baby:
- Talk with the doctor if your child is pregnant, becomes pregnant, or is breast-feeding a baby. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this drug.
- If your child still has heavy periods (menstrual bleeding) after 2 cycles or if this drug stops working, talk with the 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 the doctor right away if your child has 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).
- Give this drug with or without food.
- Have your child swallow whole. Do not let your child chew, break, or crush.
- Do not give this drug to your child for longer than you were told by the doctor.
- Do not give when your child does not have her period.
- It is given as a shot into a vein.
- Give a missed dose as soon as you think about it. Then, give the next dose at least 6 hours later.
- If it is close to the time for your child’s next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your child’s normal time.
- Do not give 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
- Call your child’s 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 child’s symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your child’s doctor.
- Do not share your child’s drug with others and do not give anyone else’s drug to your child.
- Keep a list of all your child’s drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your child’s doctor.
- Talk with your child’s doctor before giving your child 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 child’s 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.