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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Metalyse. Please consult your doctor.
Metalyse may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developin... View More
Metalyse should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is e... View More
Not relevant, as Metalyse is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
There is limited information available on the use of Metalyse in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Metalyse in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Metalyse belongs to a group of medicines called thrombolytic agents. It is used in the emergency treatment of heart attack. It helps to dissolve blood c... View More
Uses of Metalyse
- Heart attack
Side effects of Metalyse
- Injection site bleeding
- Blood in stool
- Blood in urine
- Gastrointestinal bleeding
How to use Metalyse
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Metalyse works
Metalyse is a thrombolytic medication. It works by dissolving the harmful blood clots in the blood vessels. This restores the blood flow to the affected... View More
- Metalyse is used to treat myocardial infarctions (heart attacks) as soon as possible (usually within 12 hours) after the onset of symptoms.
- It is given as an injection into the vein under the supervision of a doctor.
- It may increase your risk of bleeding. Inform your doctor immediately if you notice bleeding at the injection site, nose bleed, and blood in urine.
- Continue with your diet and exercise along with previously prescribed medications for heart attack.
Acute myocardial infarction
IV Preparation Add 10 mL SWI to a 50 mg vial using TwinPak® device directing stream of diluent into powder. If foaming (usually slight) occurs, leave v... View More
Intravenous Acute myocardial infarction Adult: 30-50 mg as a single bolus dose over 5-10 sec as soon as possible after the onset of symptoms. The dose... View More
Patients at risk of cerebral bleeding including severe hypertension, history of stroke, intracranial or intraspinal surgery or trauma within 2 mth, arte... View More
Mode of Action
Tenecteplase is a biosynthetic form of the enzyme human tissue-type plasminogen activator (t-PA). It is a fibrin-specific thrombolytic, converts plasmin... View More
Patients with increased risk of bleeding. Recent history of GI or genitourinary bleed, recent major surgery, previous puncture of noncompressible vessel... View More
>10% Minor bleeding (22%) Frequency Not Defined Reperfusion arrhythmias MI Fever Nausea Vomiting Cholesterol embolization Allergic reaction
Increased risk of haemorrhage with heparin, oral anticoagulants, antiplatelet drugs and other drugs that can affect platelet function.
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