- Are Streptase and Kinlytic the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Streptase?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Kinlytic?
- What Is Streptase?
- What Is Kinlytic?
- What Drugs Interact With Streptase?
- What Drugs Interact With Kinlytic?
- How Should Streptase Be Taken?
- How Should Kinlytic Be Taken?
Are Streptase and Kinlytic the Same Thing?
- The brand names Streptase and Kinlytic are no longer available in the U.S. Generic versions may be available.
- Streptase is an enzyme and Kinlytic is a thrombolytic agent.
- Side effects of Streptase and Kinlytic that are similar include easy bruising or bleeding.
- Side effects of Streptase that are different from Kinlytic include nausea, headache, dizziness, low blood pressure, mild fever, rash, itching, flushing, muscle or bone pain, shivering, allergic reactions, and nerve damage.
- Both Streptase and Kinlytic may interact with blood thinners, aspirin or other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), and medications used to prevent blood clots.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Streptase?
Common side effects of Streptase include:
- low blood pressure,
- mild fever,
- bleeding from wounds or gums,
- muscle or bone pain,
- shivering, and
- allergic reactions.
Streptase can also cause nerve damage.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Kinlytic?
Common side effects of Kinlytic (urokinase) include:
- easy bruising or
Other side effects of Kinlytic are uncommon, but can be severe such as:
- trouble breathing
- blood in your stools
- coughing up blood
- chest pain
- problems with speech
- vision problems
- discoloration of your fingers or toes
- severe stomach pain
- chills, or
- flu symptoms
See your doctor if you have any side effects.
What Is Streptase?
What Is Kinlytic?
What Drugs Interact With Streptase?
What Drugs Interact With Kinlytic?
How Should Streptase Be Taken?
How Should Kinlytic Be Taken?
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