Active Ingredient(s): Streptokinase
FDA Approved: * October 15, 1997
Pharm Company: * AVENTIS BEHRING
Category: Blood Clotting (Hemostasis)

Streptokinase (SK) is a thrombolytic medication and enzyme.[1] As a medication it is used to break down clots in some cases of myocardial infarction (heart attack), pulmonary embolism, and arterial thromboembolism.[2] The type of heart attack it is used in is an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI).[3] It is given by injection into a vein.[2] Side effects include nausea, bleeding, low blood pressure, and allergic reactions.... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.

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