Description and Brand Names

US Brand Name

  1. Streptase

Descriptions


Streptokinase is used to dissolve blood clots that have formed in the blood vessels. It is used immediately after symptoms of a heart attack occur to improve patient survival. This medicine may also be used to treat blood clots in the lungs (pulmonary embolism) and in the legs (deep venous thrombosis) .

Streptokinase is also used to dissolve blood clots in tubes (catheters) that are inserted in blood vessels .

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription .