"Having close biological relatives with heart disease can increase your risk of developing this disease. Family health history offers important information to help you and your family members understand health risks and prevent disease.
Following Activase administration, patients are at increased risk of bleeding internally or externally. Advise patients to contact a health-care professional if they experience symptoms or signs consistent with bleeding (e.g., unusual bruising, pink or brown urine, red or black or tarry stools, coughing up blood, vomiting blood or blood that looks like coffee grounds), headache, or stroke symptoms.
Last reviewed on RxList: 7/12/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Additional Activase Information
- Activase Drug Interactions Center: alteplase iv
- Activase Side Effects Center
- Activase FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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