Amicar

Active Ingredient(s): Aminocaproic Acid
FDA Approved: * June 3, 1964
Pharm Company: * XANODYNE PHARM
Category: Blood Clotting (Hemostasis)

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Amicar Overview

Aminocaproic acid (also known as ε-aminocaproic acid, ε-Ahx, or 6-aminohexanoic acid) is a derivative and analogue of the amino acid lysine, which makes it an effective inhibitor for enzymes that bind that particular residue. Such enzymes include proteolytic enzymes like plasmin, the enzyme responsible for fibrinolysis. For this reason it is effective in treatment of certain bleeding disorders, and it is marketed as Amicar. Aminocaproic acid is also an intermediate in the polymeriza...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Aminocaproic Acid
  • Injection: 250mg/ml
  • Solution: 1.25g/5ml
  • Syrup: 1.25gm/5ml, 1.25mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 1gm, 500mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Amicar: (6 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 49411-050 Amicar 500 mg Oral Tablet by Clover Pharmaceuticals Corp.
  • 49411-051 Amicar 1000 mg Oral Tablet by Clover Pharmaceuticals Corp.
  • 49411-052 Amicar .25 g/ml Oral Solution by Clover Pharmaceuticals Corp.
  • 66479-021 Amicar 500 mg Oral Tablet by Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 66479-022 Amicar 1000 mg Oral Tablet by Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 69189-0354 Amicar 500 mg Oral Tablet by Avera Mckennan Hospital

Other drugs which contain Aminocaproic Acid or a similar ingredient: (1 result)






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