Q2 Alteplase (Activase)

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Q2 Alteplase (Activase)
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2013-01-17 09:56:06
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  1. Route of Alteplase (Activase)
    IV
  2. MOA of Alteplase (Activase)
    • Lyse thrombi
    • Activates conversion of plasminogen to plasmin(enzyme that breaks down thrombi)
  3. Class of Alteplase (Activase)
    • Thrombolytic
    • Tissue plasminogen activator
  4. Indications for Alteplase (Activase)
    • Acute MI
    • PE
    • Acute ishemic stroke
    • DVT
    • Occlusion of shunts or catheters
  5. Contraindications for Alteplase (Activase)
    Allergy
  6. Adverse effects of Alteplase (Activase)
    • Bleeding
    • Hypersensitivity
    • N&V
    • Hypotension
    • Anaphylactoid reactions
    • Cardiac dysrhythmias
  7. Interactions for Alteplase (Activase)
    Concurrent use of clotting alteration drugs

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