alteplase (Activase, Cathflo Activase, TPA)

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GENERIC NAME: alteplase

BRAND NAME: Activase, Cathflo Activase, TPA

GENERIC AVAILABLE: No

PRESCRIPTION: Yes

USES:

SIDE EFFECTS:

The most common and serious side effect with alteplase is bleeding. Minor bleeding is more common, but significant bleeding such as into the brain (intracranial hemorrhage) or fatal bleeding also occurs.

Other important side effects include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 5/31/2016



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