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AMICAR TABLETS
Bleeding disorders
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Drug Name:

AMICAR TABLETS Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Aminocaproic acid 500mg, 1000mg; scored tabs.

Company:
Clover Pharmaceuticals Corp.

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for AMICAR TABLETS:

Bleeding associated with fibrinolysis.

Adult:

Initially 5g during 1st hour, then 1g/hour for 8 hours or until bleeding is controlled.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Active intravascular clotting process. Disseminated intravascular coagulation without concomitant heparin.

Warnings/Precautions:

Upper urinary tract bleeding: not recommended. Cardiac, hepatic or renal disease. Risk of myopathy with long-term use; monitor creatine phosphokinase (CPK); discontinue if CPK rises. Avoid rapid IV administration. Neonates. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

Avoid concomitant Factor IX complex or Anti-inhibitor Coagulant concentrates; may increase thrombosis risk.

See Also:

AMICAR ORAL SOLUTION

Aminocaproic Acid Injection

Pharmacological Class:

Hemostatic.

Adverse Reactions:

Inj site reactions, bradycardia, hypotension, GI upset, edema, headache, malaise, CNS effects, thrombosis, others; rare: myopathy.

How Supplied:

Tabs—100; Oral soln—473mL; Inj—contact supplier

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