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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Press Release/Announcement

Dangerous wrong-route errors with tranexamic acid.

National Alert Network for Serious Medication Errors. Bethesda, MD: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and Institute for Safe Medication Practices. National Alert Network. September 9, 2020.

This announcement highlights container confusion as a contributing factor for accidental spinal injection of tranexamic acidStorage, purchase, and preparation recommendations are shared to minimize errors with this medication.