Actilyse 50mg Injection

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Boehringer Ingelheim

Composition for Actilyse 50mg Injection

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Primarily used for

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Medicine Overview of Actilyse Injection

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Uses of Actilyse Injection

Actilyse 50mg Injection is used in the treatment of heart attack and ischemic stroke.
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Side effects of Actilyse Injection

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Nausea, Vomiting, Decreased blood pressure, Injection site bleeding.

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How to use Actilyse Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Actilyse Injection works

Actilyse 50mg injection works by dissolving the harmful blood clots in the blood vessels. This allows reperfusion of affected tissue, preventing tissue death and improving outcomes.

In Depth Information on Actilyse Injection

Expert advice for Actilyse Injection

  • Seek immediate medical advice if you experience signs and symptoms of bleeding such as pink or brown colour urine, blood in stools, black stools, coughing blood, vomiting blood or vomiting clotted blood (looks like coffee grounds), headache or any other signs and symptoms of stroke.
  • Stop the medication and contact your doctor immediately if you notice skin reactions (pale red, raised skin rashes), sudden fall in blood pressure, difficulty in breathing, fluid accumulation and swelling of eyes, lips, tongue etc.
  • Tell your doctor if you have had any surgery recently or planning to have one.
  • Inform your doctor if you have recently had any trauma (biopsies, intramuscular injection etc.), or conditions that can cause internal bleeding (bleeding in brain, digestive or reproductive system, eye) or external bleeding or if you have been diagnosed with severe blood clotting conditions (septic thrombophlebitis) or if you are taking any medications for prevention of blood clots (such as warfarin).
  • Tell your doctor if you have high blood pressure, heart disorders (acute pericarditis, bacterial endocarditis, mitral stenosis with arterial fibrillation), liver or kidney problems or any other bleeding disorders.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not take if you are allergic to tissue plasminogen activator or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not give to Children, adolescents (aged below 18 years), and patients older than 80 years.
  • Do not give to patients with high risk of bleeding (those who have active internal bleeding, bleeding in brain, recent surgeries or trauma related to brain or spinal cord, some cancers, some abnormalities of blood vessels like, arteriovenous malformations, or aneurysms, patients receiving medications for blood clot prevention such as warfarin).
  • Do not give to patients with uncontrolled high blood pressure.
  • Do not give to patients with history of stroke or stroke due to bleeding in the brain (hemorrhagic stroke).
  • Do not give to patients with abnormal susceptibility to bleed (hemorrhagic diathesis).
  • Do not give to patients with inflammation of pancreas or coverings of the heart (bacterial endocarditis, pericarditis).
  • Do not give to patients with ulcers in the stomach or intestine.
  • Do not take if you are suffering from liver disease (such as hepatic failure, cirrhosis, portal hypertension, and hepatitis).
  • Do not take if you have received an external heart massage in the past 10 days.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Actilyse 50mg Injection
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Actilyse 50mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Actilyse 50mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Actilyse 50mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
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Kidney
Actilyse 50mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Actilyse 50mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Actilys
e 50mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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