Retelex Kit Injection 18mg

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Composition for Retelex 18mg Injection

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Medicine Overview of Retelex Injection

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Uses of Retelex Injection

Retelex Kit Injection 18mg is used in the treatment of heart attack.
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Side effects of Retelex Injection

Common

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

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How to use Retelex Injection

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

How Retelex Injection works

Retelex Kit Injection 18mg 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 Retelex Injection

Expert advice for Retelex Injection

  • Consult your doctor if you are suffering from any of the following: cerebrovascular disease, high blood pressure, gastrointestinal or genitourinary bleeding within 10 days, narrowing of the valves on the left side of the heart (mitral stenosis) with fast uncontrolled heartbeat (atrial fibrillation), inflammation of a vein caused by a blood clot (septic thrombophlebitis) or occluded arteriovenous cannula at seriously infected site.
  • You will be carefully evaluated for bleeding risk during treatment with reteplase.
  • Seek immediate medical advice if you feel palpitations or an irregular heartbeat after the administration of reteplase.
  • Take necessary precautions if your age is over 75 years as you are at high risk of bleeding.
  • Do not take reteplase along with heparin.
  • Stop taking reteplase and seek immediate medical attention if you develop severe allergic reaction.
  • Use of reteplase is not recommended in children.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
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Retelex Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Retelex Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Retelex Kit Injection 18mg 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
Retelex Kit Injection 18mg is probably safe to use during l
actation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Not relevant, as Retelex Kit Injection 18mg is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
CAUTION
Retelex Kit Injection 18mg should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Retelex Kit Injection 18mg may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Retelex Kit Injection 18mg is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Retelex Kit Injection 18mg should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Retelex Kit Injection 18mg may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Retelex Kit Injection 18mg is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Retelex Injection

Frequently asked questions about Reteplase

Retelex is used to improve heart function and prevent congestive heart failure or death in people who have had a heart attack
Retelex belongs to class of medicines called thrombolytics
Retelex works by dissolving the blood clots (splitting of endogenous plasminogen to plasmin).

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