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Glaniknase Injection

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Overview

Introduction of Glaniknase Injection

Glaniknase Injection breaks down harmful blood clots that have formed in the blood vessels. It is used to treat patients who have suffered a recent heart attack. It is also used in treating conditions such as pulmonary embolism and stroke. Treatment with this injection needs to be started as soon as possible after the onset of symptoms. This medicine is given as an infusion (drip) under the supervision of a doctor. Use of this medicine may cause allergic reaction and unusual bleeding as side effects. Your doctor will explain the benefits and risks associated with this medicine before it is administered.

Uses of Glaniknase Injection

Glaniknase Injection side effects

Common
  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Decrease in blood pressure
  • Injection site bleeding

How to use Glaniknase Injection

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

How Glaniknase Injection works

Glaniknase Injection works by dissolving the harmful blood clots in the blood vessels. This restores the blood flow to the affected tissue, thereby preventing tissue death and improving outcomes.

Glaniknase Injection related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Glaniknase Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Glaniknase Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Not relevant, as Glaniknase Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
Glaniknase Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Glaniknase Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Glaniknase Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
Glaniknase Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glaniknase Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Glaniknase Injection?

If you miss a dose of Glaniknase Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • It increases your risk of bleeding. Be careful while shaving, cutting fingernails or toenails, using sharp objects or engaging in contact sports (e.g. football, wrestling).
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor as this may increase your chances of having another heart attack or stroke.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Glaniknase

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Hi Doctor good day I was diagnosed with pulmonary embolism in the year 2005 I was on warfarin for 6 months, till date I am on blood thinners anticoagulant tablets how long I can continue. If you stop taking anticoagulant tablets is there chance of getting a repeat episode. Do advice asap.
Dr. Anshum Aneja Arora
Lungs Specialist
Yes . Risk depend on your history which your doctor must have calculated . Usually if no cause is known treatment is given lifelong
In road accident head and small intestine got injured . 15 stiches on head and operation of 1 inch diameter of intestine . Now spo2 level is dropping to 70% after 1 hour of removing oxygen mask
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Get checked for pulmonary embolism or pneumothorax
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FAQs

Q. Can the use of Glaniknase increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Glaniknase increases the risk of bleeding. Always be careful while doing activities that may cause an injury or bleeding. Tell your doctor immediately if you notice any abnormal bruising or bleeding.

Q. What medicines should I avoid while taking Glaniknase?

Glaniknase can interact with several medicines. Do not take any medicine without talking to your doctor.

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References
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  2. Weitz JI. Blood Coagulation and Anticoagulant, Fibrinolytic, and Antiplatelet Drugs. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. p. 866.
  3. Drugs.com. Streptokinase Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings. [Accessed 20 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Gland Pharma Limited, 6-3-865/1/2, Greenland Apartments, Ameerpet, Hyderabad - 500016, India
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