Run Time: 3 minutes
Author: Dr. Nicholas Hatch
- TXA is short for tranexamic acid.
- Most often use in the ED is with severe bleeding or problematic bleeding associated with trauma.
- Crash II trial determined the benefit of TXA is only applicable for about three hours after a trauma.
- Typical dosing is 1 gram in the first ten minutes and 1 gram over the next eight hours.
Link to Podcast: http://medicalminute.madewithopinion.com/txa-in-the-ed/