Category: Blood Clotting (Hemostasis)

Streptokinase Overview

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....

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what is it what are the side effects what is it used for. my doctor is prescribing it for swelling after injections on my lips ## Sorry, I can't find anything listed under this. What country are you in? Are you certain of the na me and spelling? ## Varidasa appears to be a spanish medication (either from mexico, south america, or another spanish-speaking country) and contains the active ingredients Streptokinase + Streptodornase. From what I have found it is used as an effective and inexpensive clot-dissolving medication. Google translate says "VARIDASA is a potent anti-inflammatory and as such should be used in the treatment of acute or chronic inflammation, infectious or traumatic (with edema and / or hematoma)." [1] Does this sound about right? You can read more on the pa...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 1,500,000unit, 250,000unit, 750,000unit
  • Vial: 1,500,000iu/vial, 250,000iu/vial, 750,000iu/vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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