2012 Drugs that promote or inhibit coagulation

Example QuestionThrombolytics: STREPTOKINASE, UROKINASE,
TISSUE PLASMINOGEN ACTIVATORS
(ALTEPLASE, RETEPLASE, TENECTEPLASE)

Common features

The effectiveness of thrombolytics is INVERSELY RELATED to the time elapsed since the thrombic crisis began i.e. the ONSET of symptoms è 6 hours of for an MI; 3 hours for stroke.

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