Shortage of tranexamic acid tablets 500mg (all brands)

· London and South East Regional Medicines Information

There are currently limited supplies of generic tranexamic acid 500mg tablets on the market. This is due to difficulty in manufacturers obtaining raw material. Branded Tranexamic Acid 500mg (Cyklokapron), over the counter product (Cyklo-f) and some generic tranexamic acid 500mg tablets continue to be remain available, however there may be intermittent supplies issues until at least 2018.


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