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anistreplase-injection, Eminase

GENERIC NAME: ANISTREPLASE - INJECTION (an-ISS-treh-plays)

BRAND NAME(S): Eminase

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USES: This medication prevents blood from clotting. Studies have shown this medication to be effective in reducing the risk of death following an acute heart attack.

HOW TO USE: This medication is given by injection into a vein as soon as possible after heart attack symptoms occur. It will be given by a health care professional who will closely monitor your therapy.

SIDE EFFECTS: Bleeding and irregular heart rhythms may occur as a result of this drug. You will be monitored closely for signs of these effects. Notify your doctor of: itching, flushing, skin rash, fever, chills, headache, nausea, sweating, dizziness, muscle aches or tremor. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.




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