Active Ingredient(s):Aminocaproic Acid FDA Approved: * June 3, 1964 Pharm Company: *XANODYNE PHARM Category:Blood Clotting (Hemostasis)
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 sold under the brand name Amicar. Aminocaproic acid is also ...
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