Metalyse 40mg Injection

Boehringer Ingelheim

Composition for Metalyse 40mg Injection

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Primarily used for

1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Metalyse Injection


Uses of Metalyse Injection

Metalyse 40mg Injection is used in the treatment of heart attack.

Side effects of Metalyse Injection


Nausea, Vomiting, Decreased blood pressure, Injection site 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 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 Metalyse Injection

Expert advice for Metalyse Injection

  • Inform your doctor if you have high blood pressure, blood circulation problems in the brain (cerebrovascular disease), abnormal heart valve (mitral stenosis) or heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation); gastrointestinal bleeding or genitourinary (blood in urine) bleeding.
  • Inform your doctor if you have taken any intramuscular injection in the prior two days.
  • Take necessary precaution while on tenecteplase therapy as it may result in severe or life-threatening bleeding.
  • Avoid situations that may lead to bruising or injury. Seek immediate medical attention if you develop unusual bruising or bleeding, pink or brown urine, dark, tarry, or bloody stools or if you cough up blood.
  • Use with tenecteplase with caution if you are more than 75 years of age or less than 60 kg weight.
  • Tenecteplase is not recommended in children and adolescents below 18 years of age.
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Metalyse Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Metalyse Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Metalyse 40mg 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.
Metalyse 40mg Injection should be used with caution during l
actation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Not relevant, as Metalyse 40mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
There is limited information available on the use of Metalys
e 40mg Injection in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Metalys
e 40mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Metalyse Injection

Frequently asked questions about Tenecteplase

Q. How is tenectaplase supplied?
Tenectaplase is supplied as a powder in a vial that needs to be added to the water for injection to form a solution to be given by injection.
Q. What is tenectaplase derived from?
Tenectaplase is derived from Chinese hamster ovary cell line

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