Produces enzymatic cleavege of fibrin.
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Strepokinase is not tested in pregnancy, but when it is being given (heart attack, stroke) it is generally to save a life, so the risk/benefit may be in favor of using it. Hopefully this will never be needed in pregnancy.
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Streptokinase does not contain any live strep bacteria. You have to have the bacteria to have the infection.
Acute coronary syndromes are generic terms to describe blockage of the arteries feeding the heart caused by rapid formation of a clot in the vessel wall. Usually opened by balloon angioplasty and stent placement if patient sent to suitable facility and team. If not available, streptokinase and other enzymes to dissolve the clot can be tried. Indiscriminate dissolution may result in bleeding.
It's not alive
Streptokinase is an enzyme that dissolves blood clots. It is not the bacteria streptococcus which is probably what confuses you.
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Streptokinase injections don't contain actual strep bacteria (or any other bacteria unless it is contaminated).
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