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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, Year : 2018

Article Page : 559-562


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Abstract

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.

Doi : 10.18231/2394-2754.2018.0125

How to cite : Jayaraman Nambiar M, Somu K , The effect of tranexamic acid on blood loss after vaginal delivery. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2018;5(4):559-562

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