Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Amicar

Descriptions


Aminocaproic acid is an antifibrinolytic agent. It is used to treat serious bleeding conditions, especially when the bleeding occurs after dental surgery or other kinds of surgery. This medicine is also sometimes given before an operation to prevent serious bleeding for patients with medical problems that increase the chance of bleeding.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution
  • Syrup
  • Tablet