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Cyklokapron

POM
Read time: 9 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 01 Apr 2021

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Tranexamic acid is indicated in adults and children from one year in prevention and treatment of haemorrhages due to general or local fibrinolysis.

Specific indications include:

- Haemorrhage caused by general or local fibrinolysis such as:

 

- Menorrhagia and metrorrhagia,

- Gastrointestinal bleeding,

- Haemorrhagic urinary disorders, further to prostate surgery or surgical procedures affecting the urinary tract,

- Ear Nose Throat surgery (adenoidectomy, tonsillectomy, dental extractions),

- Gynaecological surgery or disorders of obstetric origin,

- Thoracic and abdominal surgery and other major surgical intervention such as cardiovascular surgery,

- Management of haemorrhage due to the administration of a fibrinolytic agent.

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