Chemical formula: C₆H₁₃NO₂ Molecular mass: 131.173 g/mol PubChem compound: 564
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:
|B Blood and blood forming organs → B02 Antihemorrhagics → B02A Antifibrinolytics → B02AA Amino acids
Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):
|AMICAR Solution, Tablet
|FDA, National Drug Code (US)
|MPI, US: SPL/Old
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