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Generic name: tranexamic acid
Brand name: Cosmela Tablet
Dosage forms: intravenous solution (10 mg/mL-NaCl 0.7%; 100 mg/mL)
What is tranexamic acid?
Tranexamic acid prevents enzymes in the body from breaking down blood clots.
Cosmela is used to prevent bleeding in people with hemophilia who need to have a tooth pulled. This medication is usually given just before the dental procedure, and daily for up to 8 days afterward.
Tranexamic acid may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
You should not use Cosmela if you are color blind, if you have problems with the blood vessels in your eyes, or if you have ever had a stroke, blood clot, or bleeding in your brain.
Before taking this medicine
You should not use Cosmela if you are allergic to tranexamic acid, or if you have:
problems with the blood vessels in your eyes;
color blindness (only if you are receiving the injectable form of tranexamic acid); or
a history of stroke, blood clot, or bleeding in your brain.
Tell your doctor if you have ever had:
a bladder or kidney infection; or
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
How is Cyklokapron given?
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
Cosmela is given as an infusion into a vein just before your tooth is pulled. You may need to keep using this medicine for up to 8 days afterward.
A healthcare provider will give your first dose and may teach you how to properly use the medication by yourself.
Read and carefully follow any Instructions for Use provided with your medicine. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you don’t understand all instructions.
Your vision may need to be tested while you are using tranexamic acid.
Store this medicine at room temperature. Prepare an injection only when you are ready to give it.
Each vial or ampule is for one use only. Throw it away after one use, even if there is still medicine left inside.
What happens if I miss a dose?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose?
Overdose symptoms may include headache, confusion, vision problems, vomiting, diarrhea, numbness or weakness, problems with speech or balance, feeling light-headed, or fainting.
What should I avoid while using Cosmela?
Avoid driving or hazardous activity until you know how this medicine will affect you. Your reactions could be impaired.
Cyklokapron side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using Cosmela and call your doctor at once if you have:
problems with your vision (including color vision);
a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;
painful or difficult urination, blood in your urine;
signs of a stroke–sudden numbness or weakness (especially on one side of the body), severe headache, slurred speech, balance problems;
signs of a blood clot in the lung–chest pain, sudden cough, wheezing, rapid breathing, coughing up blood; or
signs of a blood clot in your leg–swelling, warmth, or redness in an arm or leg.
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