Capsule: 1 to 1.5 g (or 15 to 25 mg/kg body weight) twice to four times a day or as prescribed by the physician.
Injection: 5-10 mL by slow intravenous injection at a rate of 1 mL/minute, two to three times daily. For the indications listed as follows the following doses are recommended.
Prostatectomy: 5-10 mL by slow intravenous injection every eight hours (the first injection being given during the operation) for the first three days after surgery.
Epistaxis: Tranexamic acid injection may be applied topically to the nasal mucosa of patients suffering from epistaxis. This can be done by soaking a gauze strip in the solution, and then packing the nasal cavity.
Dental Surgery in Patients with Haemophilia: For short-term use (two to eight days) to reduce or prevent hemorrhage and reduce the need for replacement therapy. Immediately before surgery, 10 mg per kg body-weight should be given intravenously.
General Fibrinolysis: 1.0 g (10 mL) by slow intravenous injection three to four times daily. With fibrinolysis in conjunction with diagnosed, increased intravascular coagulation i.e. defibrillation syndrome, an anticoagulant such as heparin may be given with caution.
Dosage in renal insufficiency: For patients with impaired renal function there is a risk of drug accumulation therefore the dose should be reduced with respect to the renal function. (See table.)
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