Aminocaproic Acid
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Aminocaproic Acid?

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• This medicine is used to prevent and treat bleeding.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Belly pain.

• Swelling.

• Feeling tired or weak.

• Nasal congestion.

Injection (I.V.):

• Pain and irritation where the medicine goes into the body.

• Short-term discomfort after use.

Reasons to call healthcare provider immediately

• If you suspect an overdose, call your local poison...

 
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