Amicar is the common name for 6-aminohexanoic acid, a chemical that acts as a fibrinolysis inhibitor with a mechanism of action that is thought to be inhibition of plasminogen activators. After prolonged dosage, Amicar is found to have penetrated through the extra vascular and intravascular body compartments and into red blood cells and other tissue cells. Amicar is used to help maintain homeostasis when fibrinolysis leads to bleeding. This is usually associated with complications due to heart surgery. Side effects include nausea, cramps, diarrhea, hypertension, headache, and skin rash.
© 1995-2022 by Michael W. Davidson and The Florida State University. All Rights Reserved. No images, graphics, software, scripts, or applets may be reproduced or used in any manner without permission from the copyright holders. Use of this website means you agree to all of the Legal Terms and Conditions set forth by the owners.
This website is maintained by our