This information is generalized and not intended as specific medical advice. Consult your healthcare professional before taking or discontinuing any drug or commencing any course of treatment.
Severe. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects and are usually not taken together. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.
How the interaction occurs:
Both of these medicines increase your body's ability to form blood clots.
What might happen:
Using these medicines together may increase your risk of forming an unwanted blood clot.
What you should do about this interaction:
Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.
1.Cyklokapron (tranexamic acid) US prescribing information. Pharmacia Corporation January, 2011.
2.Lysteda (tranexamic acid) US prescribing information. Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Inc. October, 2013.