A 48-year-old member asked:
Docs, could a patient be given tpa (alteplase) when on antiplatelet therapy?
1 doctor answer • 7 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: TPA (alteplase) is not contraindicated with people taking aspirin, NSAIDs or antiplatelet drugs (dipyridamole, ticlopidine, clopidogrel). TPA (alteplase) is a contraindicated in people on warfarin whose INR is greater than 1.7. Use of low molecular weight heparin in the past 24 hours is also a contraindication.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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