Last update: Dec. 18, 2013

Aminocaproic Acid

High Risk for breastfeeding

Poorly safe. Evaluate carefully.
Use safer alternative or interrupt breastfeeding 3 to 7 T ½ (elimination half-lives).
Read the Comment.

Anti-fibrinolytic drug used for prevention and treatment of bleeding.

On latest update no published data about breastfeeding were found

Unless patients on treatment for bleeding, since usual treatment regimens use a 8-hour-period it would be advisable to stop breastfeeding for 10-12 hours based on drug’s half-live.


We do not have alternatives for Aminocaproic Acid.

Suggestions made at e-lactancia are done by APILAM´s pediatricians and pharmacists, and are based on updated scientific publications.
It is not intended to replace the relationship you have with your doctor but to compound it.

Jose Maria Paricio, Founder & President of APILAM/e-Lactancia

Your contribution is essential for this service to continue to exist. We need the generosity of people like you who believe in the benefits of breastfeeding.

Thank you for helping to protect and promote breastfeeding.

José María Paricio, founder of e-lactancia.


Aminocaproic Acid belongs to this group or family:


Main tradenames from several countries containing Aminocaproic Acid in its composition:


Variable Value Unit
Oral Bioavail. 100 %
Molecular weight 131 daltons
Protein Binding 10 %
VD 0,3 - 0,4 l/Kg
Tmax 2 hours
T1/2 2 hours


  1. Aminocaproico Ficha técnica 2009 Full text (in our servers)

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