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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research

The effect of tranexamic acid on blood loss after vaginal delivery

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Author Details: Jayaraman Nambiar M*,Keerthi Somu

Volume : 5

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2394-2754

Print ISSN : 2394-2746

Article First Page : 559

Article End Page : 562


Objectives: To find out the effect of tranexamic acid on blood loss after vaginal delivery.
Materials and Methods: In this observational study, 100 women with a singleton pregnancy were allocated to receive one gram intravenous tranexamic acid or no drug in addition to 10 units of oxytocin after delivery of the fetus. Blood loss calculated by a graduated blood bag. Pre and post-delivery hemoglobin and hematocrit are determined.
Results: The mean blood loss (245ml vs 327 ml, p=<0> Conclusions: Tranexamic acid helps to reduce the amount of blood loss in vaginal delivery.

Keywords: Postpartum hemorrhage, Tranexamic acid, Vaginal delivery.

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