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VELIX 40MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 34500 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for VELIX

Tenecteplase(40 mg)

food interaction for VELIX

alcohol interaction for VELIX

pregnancy interaction for VELIX

lactation interaction for VELIX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Velix 40mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Velix 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for VELIX

Tenecteplase(40 mg)

Uses

Velix 40mg injection is used in the treatment of heart attack, pulmonary embolus (blood clot in lungs) and ischemic stroke (decreased blood supply to brain).

How it works

Velix 40mg injection dissolves the harmful blood clot in the blood vessels

Common side effects

Bleeding, Blood in urine, Bruise, Blood in stool, Gastrointestinal bleeding, Injection site bleeding, Nose bleed

SUBSTITUTES for VELIX

2 Substitutes
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  • METALYSE 40 MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Boehringer Ingelheim
    Rs. 43889/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 43889
    pay 27% more per injection
  • ELAXIM 40MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 37915/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 37915
    pay 10% more per injection

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Expert advice for VELIX

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for VELIX

Tenecteplase

Q.What is tenectaplase derived from?
Tenectaplase is derived from Chinese hamster ovary cell line

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.

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Content on this page was last updated on 24 October, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)