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Because thrombolytic therapy increases the risk of bleeding, Retavase® (reteplase) is contraindicated in the following situations:
- Active internal bleeding
- History of cerebrovascular accident
- Recent intracranial or intraspinal
- Intracranial neoplasm, arteriovenous
- Known bleeding diathesis
- Severe uncontrolled hypertension
Last reviewed on RxList: 9/15/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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