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Kinlytic Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is urokinase (Kinlytic)?
- What are the possible side effects of urokinase (Kinlytic)?
- What is the most important information I should know about urokinase (Kinlytic)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before I receive urokinase (Kinlytic)?
- How is urokinase given (Kinlytic)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Kinlytic)?
- What happens if I overdose (Kinlytic)?
- What should I avoid while receiving urokinase (Kinlytic)?
- What other drugs will affect urokinase (Kinlytic)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Kinlytic)?
Since urokinase is given by a healthcare professional in a clinical setting, you are not likely to miss a dose.
What happens if I overdose (Kinlytic)?
Because urokinase is given in a controlled clinical setting, an overdose is not expected to occur.
What should I avoid while receiving urokinase (Kinlytic)?
Avoid taking aspirin or ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil) to treat a fever shortly after you have received urokinase. These medications can increase your risk of bleeding. Ask your doctor about other methods of treating a fever.
What other drugs will affect urokinase (Kinlytic)?
The following drugs can interact with urokinase. Tell your doctor if you are using any of these:
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin);
- aspirin or an NSAID (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug) such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), diclofenac (Cataflam, Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), indomethacin (Indocin), ketoprofen (Orudis), and others; or
- medication used to prevent blood clots, such as alteplase (Activase), anistreplase (Eminase), clopidogrel (Plavix), dipyridamole (Persantine), streptokinase (Kabikinase, Streptase), or ticlopidine (Ticlid).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with urokinase. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your doctor or pharmacist can provide more information about urokinase.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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