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Activase

Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Acute Ischemic Stroke

Do not administer Activase to treat acute ischemic stroke in the following situations in which the risk of bleeding is greater than the potential benefit [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]:

Acute Myocardial Infarction Or Pulmonary Embolism

Do not administer Activase for treatment of AMI or PE in the following situations in which the risk of bleeding is greater than the potential benefit [see WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS]:

  • Active internal bleeding
  • History of recent stroke
  • Recent (within 3 months) intracranial or intraspinal surgery or serious head trauma
  • Presence of intracranial conditions that may increase the risk of bleeding (e.g. some neoplasms, arteriovenous malformations, or aneurysms)
  • Bleeding diathesis
  • Current severe uncontrolled hypertension.
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 7/12/2016

Overdosage
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