What are the possible side effects of aminocaproic acid (Amicar)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using aminocaproic acid and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
- sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
- sudden headache, confusion, problems with vision, speech, or balance;
- sudden cough, rapid breathing, fast heart rate;
- pain or swelling in one or both legs;
- muscle pain, tenderness, or weakness with fever or flu...
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What are the precautions when taking aminocaproic acid (Amicar)?
Before taking aminocaproic acid, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients (such as paraben preservatives in the liquid product), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: bleeding of unknown cause, a certain bleeding condition (disseminated intravascular coagulation-DIC), a certain clotting problem (active intravascular clotting), a certain cause of blood in the urine (upper urinary tract bleeding).
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