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Year : 1977  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 121-123

Epsilon-amino-caproic acid in the treatment of menorrhagia

Department of Hematology, K.E.M Hospital, Parel, Bombay- 400012, India

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B C Mehta
Department of Hematology, K.E.M Hospital, Parel, Bombay- 400012
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Epsilon-amino-caproic acid was used in 38 cases of menor­rhagia. In each patient details of bleeding were recorded for four consecutive menstrual periods. Drug was given during two alter­nate periods and the remaining two periods were considered as control periods. Number of days of bleeding and severity of bleed­ing were statistically significantly reduced by epsilon-amino-caproic acid. The drug was found to be safe and effective.

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