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Urokinase Information

Urokinase Benefits & Uses

Urokinase is used to treat the following -

Urokinase 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 Urokinase

Urokinase

Urokinase Side Effects

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

  1. Allergic reaction
  2. Nausea or vomiting
  3. Decreased blood pressure
  4. Injection Site Allergic Reaction
  5. Bronchospasm
  6. Liver toxicity
  7. Arrhythimia

Urokinase Related Warnings

Is the use of Urokinase safe for pregnant women?

Urokinase may cause moderate side effects during pregnancy. If you feel its harmful effects, then stop taking this drug immediately, and do not take Urokinase again without your doctor's advice.

Moderate

Is the use of Urokinase safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Urokinase. If you see any side effects, stop taking Urokinase immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Urokinase again, only after your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Urokinase on the Kidneys?

Urokinase may cause harmful effects on kidney. if you feel its having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Urokinase on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Urokinase on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Urokinase on the Heart?

Side effects of Urokinase rarely affect the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Urokinase with Other Drugs

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

Urokinase Contraindications

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

  1. Bleeding
  2. Hemophilia
  3. Arteriovenous Malformation

Frequently asked Questions about Urokinase

Is this Urokinase habit forming or addictive?

No, there is no any evidence that Urokinase is addictive.

No

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

Urokinase does not cause dizziness or sleep, so you can drive a vehicle or operate machinery also.

Safe

Is it safe?

Yes, but consume Urokinase only on doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Urokinase is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.

No

Urokinase Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Urokinase

Due to the absence of research, it is difficult to say how Urokinase and food will interact.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Urokinase

Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Urokinase.

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

  1. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 626
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