Information about Urokinase

Urokinase Uses

Urokinase is used in the treatment of heart attack and pulmonary embolism.

How Urokinase works

Urokinase 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.

Common side effects of Urokinase

Allergic reaction, Nausea, Vomiting, Decreased blood pressure, Injection site bleeding
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Available Medicine for Urokinase

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SolokinaseAristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
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Expert advice for Urokinase

  • 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.

Frequently asked questions for Urokinase


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

Yes, Urokinase 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 Urokinase?

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


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