Alteplase, TPA injection
- Generic Name: Alteplase
- Brand Names: Cathflo Activase
- Strengths: 100mg, 2.2mg, 50mg
- Prescription Required
- FDA Approved
- Not a Federally Controlled Drug (CSA Schedule)
What is this medicine?
ALTEPLASE (AL te plase) can dissolve blood clots that form in the heart, blood vessels, or lungs after a heart attack. This medicine is also given to improve recovery and decrease the chance of disability in patients having symptoms of a stroke.