Urokinase

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What are you taking Urokinase for?

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  • Other
  • Coronary Thrombosis
  • Graft Occlusion, Vascular
  • Myocardial Infarction
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Venous Thrombosis

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Uses of Urokinase

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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

Urokinase may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Urokinase Interactions

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:

  • APIXABAN/UROKINASE
  • BIVALIRUDIN/UROKINASE
  • DABIGATRAN/UROKINASE
  • RIVAROXABAN/UROKINASE

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.

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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.

Urokinase Dosage

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