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Streptase 750000IU Injection


Overview

Introduction

Streptase 750000IU Injection is a medicine used to break 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.

Streptase 750000IU Injection is administered under the supervision of a doctor. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the medicine for you. The doctor may closely monitor your condition till you became stable.

Use of this medicine may cause injection site bleeding, allergic reaction, and decrease in blood pressure. It may increase your risk of bleeding also. Your doctor will explain the benefits and risks associated with this medicine before it is administered. You should continue all your other medicines that are advised by the doctor for your long-term treatment even after this injection.

This medicine is used with caution for some people. Thus, you must inform the doctor if you are suffering from any bleeding disorder, kidney or liver disease. Also, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and about all the other medications that you are taking regularly.

Uses of Streptase Injection

Side effects of Streptase 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 Streptase

  • Allergic reaction
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Injection site bleeding

How to cope with side effects?

The occurrence of side effects varies from person to person. The following are a few ways of dealing with some of the common side effects. However, consult your doctor if these persist.

  • Coping with Allergic reaction
    Avoid touching other areas of your body, especially your face. Wash the affected area with water. Put a cold compress such as an ice pack or wet washcloth on the itchy area in case of a mild reaction. Using moisturizing creams may also bring relief. Speak to your doctor if the itchiness or rash gets worse or does not go away. Get medical help right away if you see signs of severe allergic reactions such as difficulty breathing, swelling of face or throat, sudden weakness with dizziness and restlessness.
  • Coping with Nausea
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop from feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.
  • Coping with Vomiting
    You can help yourself by eating small, frequent meals rather than large ones and drinking plenty of fluids. Eat slowly. Avoid fatty, fried, spicy and very sweet foods. Eat cold or slightly warm food if the smell of cooked or cooking food makes you feel sick. Get plenty of fresh air. You could also try chewing ginger or drinking ginger tea. Eat bananas to replace potassium in your blood which can drop if you are sick (vomit). Use oral rehydration salts to replace vitamins and minerals lost through being sick. There are some medicines that can help you stop feeling sick. Speak to your doctor if your condition does not improve.

How to use Streptase Injection

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

How Streptase Injection works

Streptase 750000IU 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Streptase 750000IU Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Streptase 750000IU 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.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Streptase 750000IU Injection during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
NOT RELEVANT
Not relevant, as Streptase 750000IU Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Streptase 750000IU Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Streptase 750000IU Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Streptase 750000IU Injection is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Streptase 750000IU Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Streptase 750000IU Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Streptase Injection?

If you miss a dose of Streptase 750000IU Injection, please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Quick Tips

  • 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

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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
Cardiology
Get checked for pulmonary embolism or pneumothorax
GE my self v.k tiwari mbbs md i feel the patient information above is there any blood test for diagnosed pulmonary edema and pulmonary embolism
Dr. Ila Jain Khandelwal
Pathology
Dear Sir There is no specific blood test for diagnosing pulmonary edema and embolism
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FAQs

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

Yes, Streptase 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 Streptase?

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

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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. 384-85.
  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

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Sanofi House, CTS No.117-B, L&T Business Park, Saki Vihar Road, Powai, Mumbai 400072
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