Aminocaproic Acid

FDA Approved: * October 29, 1982
Pharm Company: * BAXTER HLTHCARE
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".



Aminocaproic Acid 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 Aminocaproic Acid: (6 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0409-4346 Aminocaproic Acid 250 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by Hospira, Inc.
  • 0517-9120 Aminocaproic Acid 250 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution by American Regent, Inc.
  • 61748-044 Aminocaproic Acid .25 g/ml Oral Syrup by Versapharm Incorporated
  • 61748-045 6-aminocaproic Acid 500 mg Oral Tablet by Versapharm Incorporated
  • 61748-046 6-aminocaproic Acid 1000 mg Oral Tablet by Versapharm Incorporated
  • 72370-0002 Solco Platino Iondenti Tooth .02 g/100g Oral Paste by Solco Biomedical Co., Ltd.

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