Also known as: ε-aminocaproic acid ε-Ahx 6-aminohexanoic acid
Aminocaproic acid is 6-aminohexanoic acid, which acts as an inhibitor of fibrinolysis. The fibrinolysis-inhibitory effects of aminocaproic acid appear to be exerted principally via inhibition of plasminogen activators and to a lesser degree through antiplasmin activity.
This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:
Aminocaproic acid is the active ingredient of these drugs:
Aminocaproic acid is also found within below combination drugs:
Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):