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Aminocaproic acid

Also known as: ε-aminocaproic acid ε-Ahx 6-aminohexanoic acid

Description

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.

ATC Classification

Code
Title
Category
B02AA01
Aminocaproic acid
B Blood and blood forming organs → B02 Antihemorrhagics → B02A Antifibrinolytics → B02AA Amino acids

Trade names

Trade name
Countries

United States

Product Monographs

Monograph
Type
Country
AMICAR Solution, Tablet
MPI, US: SPL/Old
US