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Cathflo Activase

Cathflo Activase Information

Cathflo Activase Benefits & Uses

Cathflo Activase is used to treat the following -

Cathflo Activase Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Cathflo Activase

Alteplase

Cathflo Activase Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cathflo Activase is used -

  1. Bronchospasm
  2. Arrhythimia
  3. Nausea or vomiting
  4. Allergic reaction
  5. Liver toxicity
  6. Decreased blood pressure
  7. Urticaria
  8. Muscle Ache
  9. Renal Impairment

Cathflo Activase Related Warnings

Is the use of Cathflo Activase safe for pregnant women?

The effect of Cathflo Activase on pregnant women is unknown because research on this has not been done yet.

Unknown

Is the use of Cathflo Activase safe during breastfeeding?

In the absence of any scientific study of side effects of Cathflo Activase for breastfeeding women, information on safety of Cathflo Activase is unavailable.

Unknown

What is the effect of Cathflo Activase on the Kidneys?

You may experience side effects on your [Organ] after taking Cathflo Activase. If this happens, then discontinue its use. Consult your medical practitioner, do as he/she suggests.

Moderate

What is the effect of Cathflo Activase on the Liver?

Side effects of Cathflo Activase rarely affect the [Organ].

Mild

What is the effect of Cathflo Activase on the Heart?

Cathflo Activase may have mild side effects on the [Organ]. Most people will never see any effect on the [Organ].

Mild

Severe Interaction of Cathflo Activase with Other Drugs

Cathflo Activase should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Aspirin

    Cathflo Activase Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cathflo Activase unless your doctor advises you to do so -

    1. Bleeding
    2. Trauma
    3. Arteriovenous Malformation
    4. Hemophilia

    Frequently asked Questions about Cathflo Activase

    Is this Cathflo Activase habit forming or addictive?

    No, Cathflo Activase is not habit forming.

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    Cathflo Activase will not make you feel sleepy or drowsy. So you drive or operate machinery safely.

    Safe

    Is it safe?

    Yes, but take Cathflo Activase only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, the use of [medicine] in mental disorders is not effective.

    नहीं

    Cathflo Activase Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Cathflo Activase

    There isn't any research available on the side effects of taking Cathflo Activase with food.

    Unknown

    Interaction between Alcohol and Cathflo Activase

    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Cathflo Activase with alcohol will be.

    Unknown
    This medicine data has been created by -
    Md Saadullah
    M.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience
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    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    2 Years of Experience
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    References

    1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Activase (alteplase)
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 627
    3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 1198-1202