Precautions

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It is very important that your doctor check your or your child's progress closely while you are receiving this medicine to make sure this medicine is working properly and to decide if you should continue to receive it. Blood and urine tests may be needed to check for unwanted effects.

This medicine may increase your or your child's risk of developing blood clots. Check with your doctor right away if you or your child have swelling and pain in your arms, legs, or stomach, chest pain, trouble breathing, loss of sensation, confusion, or problems with muscle control or speech.

Receiving this medicine together with birth control pills may also increase your risk of developing blood clots. Use another form of birth control (including condoms, spermicide) to keep from getting pregnant.

This medicine may increase your risk for seizures. This risk may more likely to occur if you are having a surgery for a heart or blood vessel problem. Talk to your doctor if you have any concerns.

This medicine may cause a serious allergic reaction, called anaphylaxis, which can be life-threatening and requires immediate medical attention. Tell your doctor right away if you have a rash, itching, hoarseness, trouble breathing or swallowing, or any swelling of your hands, face, or mouth after receiving this medicine.

If you or your child will be receiving tranexamic acid injection for longer than several days, your doctor may want you to have your eyes checked regularly by an ophthalmologist (eye doctor). Blurred vision, difficulty with reading, or any other change in vision may occur during or after treatment this medicine.

This medicine may make you dizzy. Do not drive or do anything else that could be dangerous until you know how this medicine affects you.

Do not take other medicines unless they have been discussed with your doctor. This includes prescription or non-prescription (over-the-counter [OTC]) medicines and herbal or vitamin supplements.