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Tenecteplase

Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Tenecteplase is used as a thrombolytic medication. It is derived from an enzyme and is a tissue plasminogen activator. The medicine is administered through intravenous injection only by the doctor. The dosage is determined according to your body weight, health condition and severity of disease. You must make the doctor aware of any past disease which you may have suffered from including, kidney, liver, heart or lungs disorder. Take due advice if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy any time soon or breastfeeding. You must also make the doctor aware of any allergies that you have of any drug, food or substance.

There may be some serious side effects, one of which is bleeding. The severe bleeding may even cause death. Therefore emergency medical attention must be sought immediately. The patient may start coughing up bloody sputum, the heart beat rate can start fluctuating with a feeling of passing out. There may be traces of blood in stool or urine. There may be nose bleeding or a recent surgery, wound or cut may start bleeding easily. Other symptoms include allergic skin rashes or utricuria, thrombosis, vomiting, nausea, dizziness due to fluctuations of blood pressure, shortness of breath, high fever or hypotension.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Hematologist before using this medicine.

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Velix 50mg injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which contains Tenecteplase as ingredient

Tenecteplase combines to fibrin rich clots through finger look-alike fibronectin domain and also Kringle 2 domain. The protease domain divides the Arg/VAL bonds within the plasminogen to form a plasmin.

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