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Powdered bloodstopper being applied to Gaeta's leg (Faith).

Bloodstopper is a generic term for a powder-based cauterizing agent used to prevent wounds from bleeding in an effective way. It immediately cauterizes gun-shot wounds and other types of bleedings. As the process creates heat, morpha is used along with it to ease the pain. Packets of the cauterizing agent, Hemostatik-A, It is included in standard Colonial Fleet medkits (Faith).

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  • The idea of bloodstopper comes from writer Bradley Thompson[1].
  • Similar combat coagulants, such as QuikClot, are used by today's armies.


  1. Famous Mark Verheidens Of Filmland: WGA Strike - Day 24 + this is post #300 (!) (backup available on (in ).

Drugs in the Re-Imagined Series & Caprica

Medical: Antibiotics | Anti-radiation medication | Bittamucin | Bloodstopper | Burdock root | Chamalla | Doloxan | Interrogation drug | Morpha | Serisone | Sleeping pills | Stims

Recreational: Ambrosia | Fumarella leaf (Caprican Imperial, Foliole, Sarcoma) | Hawryliw | Leonis Estates Sparkling Wine | New Caprican leaf | Opium | Virgon Brew | Coto

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