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Tranexamic Acid

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

In the US, Tranexamic Acid (tranexamic acid systemic) is a member of the drug class miscellaneous coagulation modifiers and is used to treat Bleeding Disorder, Factor IX Deficiency, Hemophilia A, Melasma, Menorrhagia and Menstrual Disorders.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Hemostatic agent: Antifibrinolytic

Chemical Name

Cyclohexanecarboxylic acid, 4-(aminometyl)-, trans-

Foreign Names

  • Acidum Tranexamicum (Latin)
  • Tranexamsäure (German)
  • Acide tranexamique (French)
  • Acido tranexamico (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Acide tranexamique (OS: DCF)
  • Tranexamic Acid (OS: USAN, JAN, BAN)
  • AMCHA (IS)
  • Bay 3517 (IS)
  • CL 65336 (IS: Lederle)
  • RP 18429 (IS)
  • Acidum tranexamicum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Tranexamic acid (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Tranexamic Acid (PH: BP 2016, JP XVI, USP 38)
  • Tranexamique (acide) (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Tranexamsäure (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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