Tranexamic acid

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Scientific Name: Tranexamic acid
Brand Name: Cyklokapron, Lysteda
Company Owner: Pharmacia and upjohn co, Ferring pharmaceuticals as
Mechanism Of Action Tranexamic acid competitively and reversibly inhibits the activation of plasminogen via binding at several distinct sites, including four or five low-affinity sites and one high-affinity site, the latter of which is involved in its binding to fibrin. The binding of plasminogen to fibrin induces fibrinolysis – by occupying the necessary binding sites tranexamic acid prevents this dissolution of fibrin, thereby stabilizing the clot and preventing hemorrhage.
Description of the Drug: Tranexamic acid is an antifibrinolytic used to reduce or prevent hemorrhagic episodes, especially in the context of hyperfibrinolytic disorders.
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Source: DrugBank Online – Retrieved 2023-01-23 from