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Dr. Shari Jackson
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Eminase (Overview)

Eminase is a clot buster which is a kind of blood and coagulation drug.


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Do you recommend anyone who has a heart attack be given Eminase? Or is it more nuanced?

Do you recommend anyone who has a heart attack be given Eminase?  Or is it more nuanced?

Heart attack: The treatment of heart attack is more nuanced as you suggest. If possible we prefer to treat as soon as possible with catheter based interventional therapy. If getting the patient into the lab for that therapy within 90min of pain onset isn't possible we consider thrombolytic therapy very seriously. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
2 doctors shared insights

Eminase (Overview)

Eminase is a clot buster which is a kind of blood and coagulation drug.


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What is the definition or description of: Eminase allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Eminase allergy?

Eminase allergy: Eminase (Anistreplase) is a thrombolytic medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www.medicinenet.com/anistreplase-injection/article.htm ...Read more

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Do you recommend anyone who has a heart attack be given Eminase? Or is it more nuanced?

Heart attack: The treatment of heart attack is more nuanced as you suggest. If possible we prefer to treat as soon as possible with catheter based interventional therapy. If getting the patient into the lab for that therapy within 90min of pain onset isn't possible we consider thrombolytic therapy very seriously. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Anistreplase allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Anistreplase allergy?

Anistreplase: is a thrombolyitic agent. Allergy is the immune system's over-reaction to various stimuli(antigens), and can occur with any drug. Allergic reaction can range in severity from mild(hives) to life-threatening(anaphylaxis). ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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Anistreplase (Definition)

Anistreplase is a clot buster which is a kind of ...Read more