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Aminocaproic Acid (Aminocaproic Acid) - Side Effects and Adverse Reactions



Aminocaproic Acid Injection is generally well tolerated. The following adverse experiences have been reported:

General: Edema, headache, malaise.

Hypersensitivity Reactions: Allergic and anaphylactoid reactions, anaphylaxis.

Local Reactions: Injection site reactions, pain and necrosis.

Cardiovascular: Bradycardia, hypotension, peripheral ischemia, thrombosis.

Gastrointestinal: Abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting.

Hematologic: Agranulocytosis, coagulation disorder, leukopenia, thrombocytopenia.

Musculoskeletal: CPK increased, muscle weakness, myalgia, myopathy (see WARNINGS ), myositis, rhabdomyolysis.

Neurologic: Confusion, convulsions, delirium, dizziness, hallucinations, intracranial hypertension, stroke, syncope.

Respiratory: Dyspnea, nasal congestion, pulmonary embolism.

Skin: Pruritus, rash.

Special Senses: Tinnitus, vision decreased, watery eyes.

Urogenital: BUN increased, renal failure. There have been some reports of dry ejaculation during the period of Aminocaproic Acid Injection treatment. These have been reported to date only in hemophilia patients who received the drug after undergoing dental surgical procedures. However, this symptom resolved in all patients within 24 to 48 hours of completion of therapy.


Below is a sample of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Aminocaproic Acid. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Possible Aminocaproic Acid side effects / adverse reactions in 60 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2011-12-01

Patient: 60 year old female

Reactions: Hyperkalaemia

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Suspect drug(s):
Aminocaproic Acid

Other drugs received by patient: Lisinopril; NPH Insulin; Atenolol; Metoprolol Tartrate; Prednisone TAB; Desmopressin Acetate; Fentanyl Citrate; Isoflurane; Clonidine; Hydrocortisone; (Oxygen); Metoclopramide; Allopurinol; Famotidine; Colchicine; (Eryhropoietin); Vecuronium Bromide; Thiopental Sodium

Possible Aminocaproic Acid side effects / adverse reactions in 60 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-02-27

Patient: 60 year old female

Reactions: Hyperkalaemia, Dialysis

Suspect drug(s):
Aminocaproic Acid

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Drug label data at the top of this Page last updated: 2014-06-23

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