Short-term use (2 to 8 days) for reducing or preventing excessive bleeding and reducing the need for blood clotting factor transfusions during or after tooth extractions in patients with hemophilia.
Cyklokapron is an antifibrinolytic agent. It works by blocking the breakdown of blood clots.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Cyklokapron. Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Cyklokapron. Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Cyklokapron may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Cyklokapron as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Cyklokapron.
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Diarrhea; giddiness; nausea; vomiting.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); calf pain, swelling, or tenderness; changes in vision (disturbance of color, sharpness, or field of vision); chest pain; decreased urination; one-sided weakness; severe headache; shortness of breath; speech problems.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center ( http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately. Symptoms may include dizziness on standing; lightheadedness; severe nausea or vomiting.Proper storage of Cyklokapron:
Store Cyklokapron at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C). Brief storage at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Cyklokapron out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Cyklokapron. If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.