"Male twin Vietnam veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) were more than twice as likely as those without PTSD to develop heart disease during a 13-year period, according to a study supported by the National Institutes of Health."...
TNKase (tenecteplase) therapy in patients with acute myocardial infarction is contraindicated in the following situations because of an increased risk of bleeding (see WARNINGS):
- Active internal bleeding
- History of cerebrovascular accident
- Intracranial or intraspinal surgery or trauma within 2 months
- Intracranial neoplasm, arteriovenous malformation,or aneurysm
- Known bleeding diathesis
- Severe uncontrolled hypertension
Last reviewed on RxList: 11/6/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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