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Uses of Urokinase
Urokinase is used in the treatment of:
- Coronary Thrombosis
- Graft Occlusion, Vascular
- Myocardial Infarction
- Pulmonary Embolism
- Venous Thrombosis
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Urokinase Brand Names
Tell your doctor about all the medicines you take including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your doctor if you take:
This is not a complete list of Urokinasedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
Urokinase and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Urokinase falls into category B:
There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Urokinase. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Urokinase, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.
Take urokinase exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The Urokinase dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
Urokinase is available in the following doses:
- Urokinase 250000 Intl Units Intravenous Powder For Injection
- Urokinase 5000 Intl Units Intravenous Powder For Injection
- Urokinase 9000 Intl Units Intravenous Powder For Injection
Forms of Medication
Urokinase is available in the following forms:
- Injectable Solution