Metalyse 40mg Injection

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Introduction

Metalyse 40mg Injection belongs to a group of medicines called thrombolytic agents. It is used in the emergency treatment of heart attack. It helps to dissolve blood clots that have formed in the blood vessels of the heart.

Metalyse 40mg Injection is an injectable drug, given directly into a vein and it is given by a doctor as soon as possible after the first signs of a heart attack. Your breathing, blood pressure, oxygen levels, and other vital signs will be watched closely. You may be given another medicine to stop blood clotting at the same time or after the treatment.

The most common side effect of this medicine is bleeding. It may cause injection site bleeding, nosebleeds, blood in the stool, blood in the urine, or gastrointestinal bleeding. While on treatment with this medicine, you should be careful while shaving, cutting nails, or using sharp objects.

This drug needs to be administered with care by an expert and is not suitable for everyone. There is a long list of situations where you will not be given Metalyse 40mg Injection including if you’ve had a head injury or surgery on your brain or spinal cord and any current bleeding anywhere in your body. Your healthcare team will need to know a lot about your medical history before giving you this medicine.

Uses of Metalyse Injection

Benefits of Metalyse Injection

In Heart attack

Metalyse 40mg Injection dissolves harmful blood clots that cause heart attack (if they are in the heart). They also dissolve clots that form in other blood vessels. This means that blood can again start to flow freely through your body. This medicine will, therefore, reduce both the damage caused by, and the risk of dying from a heart attack. The sooner the injection is given, the greater are the chances of recovery.

Side effects of Metalyse Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Metalyse

  • Injection site bleeding
  • Nosebleeds
  • Blood in stool
  • Blood in urine
  • Gastrointestinal bleeding

How to use Metalyse Injection

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

How Metalyse Injection works

Metalyse 40mg Injection is a thrombolytic medication. It 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.

Safety advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Metalyse 40mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Metalyse 40mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CAUTION
Metalyse 40mg Injection should be used with caution during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
NOT RELEVANT
Not relevant, as Metalyse 40mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Metalyse 40mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Metalyse 40mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick tips

  • Metalyse 40mg Injection is used to treat myocardial infarctions (heart attacks) as soon as possible (usually within 12 hours) after the onset of symptoms.
  • It is given as an injection into the vein under the supervision of a doctor.
  • It may increase your risk of bleeding. Inform your doctor immediately if you notice bleeding at the injection site, nose bleed, and blood in urine.
  • Continue with your diet and exercise along with previously prescribed medications for heart attack.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Carboxylic Acids Derivatives
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC
Action Class
Plasminogen Activators- Thrombolytics

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FAQs

Q. How is Metalyse 40mg Injection administered?

Metalyse 40mg Injection should be administered under the supervision of a trained healthcare professional or a doctor only and should not be self-administered. The dose will depend on the condition you are being treated for and will be decided by your doctor. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit from Metalyse 40mg Injection.

Q. Is Metalyse 40mg Injection safe?

Metalyse 40mg Injection is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor's instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Q. Can the use of Metalyse 40mg Injection increase the risk of bleeding?

Yes, Metalyse 40mg Injection 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 Metalyse 40mg Injection?

Metalyse 40mg Injection can interact with several medicines. If you are already taking Metalyse 40mg Injection, do not take any other medicine without talking to your doctor.

Q. When will I feel better after taking Metalyse 40mg Injection?

Metalyse 40mg Injection reduces your risk of developing blood clots in the blood vessels of your leg, lungs, heart and brain. You may not feel any difference after taking Metalyse 40mg Injection. This does not mean that the medicine is not working, therefore keep taking this medicine as prescribed.

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References

  1. Fox KA, White HD, Gersh BJ, et al. Antithrombotic Agents: Platelete Inhibitors, Acute Anticoagulants, Fibrinolytics, and Chronic Anticoagulants. In: Opie LH, Gersh BJ, editors. Drugs for the Heart. 8th ed. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Elsevier Saunders; 2013. pp. 382-84.
  2. Briggs GG, Freeman RK, editors. A Reference Guide to Fetal and Neonatal Risk: Drugs in Pregnancy and Lactation. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Wolters Kluwer Health; 2015. p. 1326.

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1102, Hallmark Business Plaza, 11th Floor, Gurunanak Hospital Road, Near Gurunanak Hospital, Bandra (East), Mumbai 400051
Country of origin: Germany

Expires on or after: January, 2022

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