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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 .
Portions of this document last updated: April 01, 2023
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