Essential medicines selection

Tranexamic acid (Inclusion)

17th Expert Committee on the Selection and Use of Essential Medicines (2009)

Drug information

Drug name: Tranexamic acid
Section 10.2: Medicines affecting coagulation

Injection: 10-30 mg/kg IV followed by an infusion of 1-16 mg/kg/hr and 1-2 mg/kg added to the cardiopulmonary circuit (pump prime).

Application prepared by:
Paul Carless BHSc, MMedSc. (Clin.Epid), Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, School of Medicine and Public Health, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Waratah, 2298, New South Wales, Australia