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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with STK. Please consult your doctor.
STK may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing bab... View More
Information regarding the use of STK during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Not relevant, as STK is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
STK is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of STK may not be needed in these pati... View More
STK should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of STK may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
STK is a medicine used to break down harmful blood clots that have formed in the blood vessels. It is used to treat patients who have suffered a recent ... View More
Uses of STK
- Heart attack
- Pulmonary embolism
Side effects of STK
- Allergic reaction
- Injection site bleeding
How to use STK
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How STK works
STK works by dissolving the harmful blood clots in the blood vessels. This restores the blood flow to the affected tissue, thereby preventing tissue dea... View More
What if you forget to take STK?
If you miss a dose of STK, please consult your doctor.
- It increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, using sharp objects or engaging in contact sports (e.g. f... View More
- Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor as this may increase your chances of having another heart attack or stroke.
Acute Evolving Myocardial Infarction, Acute Massive Pulmonary Embolism, Deep Vein Thrombosis, Arterial Thrombosis or Embolism, Arteriovenous Cannulae Oc... View More
Intravenous Acute myocardial infarction Adult: 1.5 million units as a single dose infused over 1 hr immediately after onset of symptoms. Pulmonary... View More
Intravenous Pulmonary thromboembolism ; Arteriovenous occlusions Child: Loading dose: 2500-4000 units/kg over 30 min, followed by infusion of 500-1000... View More
Severe hypertension, recent stroke, cerebral neoplasm, recent history of peptic ulcer disease, ulcerative colitis, pancreatitis, subacute bacterial endo... View More
Mode of Action
Streptokinase forms a complex with plasminogen which then converts plasminogen to plasmin. Plasmin breaks down clots as well as fibrinogen and other pla... View More
Mitral stenosis associated with AF. Streptokinase treatment within last 12 mth, use after prolonged or traumatic CPR; diabetic retinopathy. Elderly.
Fever, chills, back pain, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, arrhythmia, bruising, rash, pruritus, acute renal failure due to embolism and haemorrhage. C... View More
Antagonistic effects with antifibrinolytic agents e.g. aminocaproic acid. Potentially Fatal: Anticoagulants, heparin, antiplatelet agents e.g. aspiri... View More
Alternative brand for STK
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More