Tranexamic Acid for Preventing Postpartum Hemorrhage After Cesarean Section

2016-10-19 02:38:21 | BioPortfolio


It is a multicenter randomized, double-blind and placebo-controlled trial. Totally 6500 women to delivery by cesarean section will be recruited in this study. In addition to routinely oxytocin, the women in study group will receive TXA 1 g in 2 minutes after they delivered their babies, and those in control group will receive placebo. The incidence of postpartum hemorrhage, the amount of bleeding, as well as the side effects will be observed.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention


Postpartum Hemorrhage, Cesarean Section


Tranexamic Acid, Placebo


Not yet recruiting


Shanghai First Maternity and Infant Hospital

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-10-19T02:38:21-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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Delivery of an infant through the vagina in a female who has had a prior cesarean section.

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