Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals | Amicar (Medication)


Amicar/aminocaproic acid is useful in enhancing hemostasis when fibrinolysis contributes to bleeding. In life-threatening situations, transfusion of appropriate blood products and other emergency measures may be required.

Fibrinolytic bleeding may frequently be associated with surgical complications following heart surgery (with or without cardiac bypass procedures) and portacaval shunt; hematological disorders such as amegakaryocytic thrombocytopenia (accompanying aplastic anemia); acute and life-threatening abruptio placentae; hepatic cirrhosis; and neoplastic disease such as carcinoma of the prostate, lung, stomach, and cervix. ...

Side Effect:

Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur:ringing in the ears, vision changes, shortness of breath.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur:muscle pain/weakness, change in the amount of urine, confusion, slow heartbeat, persistent sore throat, unusual bleeding or bruising. ...


This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as paraben preservatives in the liquid product), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems.

This drug may make you dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness until you are sure you can perform such activities safely. Limit alcoholic beverages.

During pregnancy and breastfeeding it is not recommended to use Aminocaproic acid without your doctor's advice. ...