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What is the age limit for being given tpa (alteplase)?

Gradient. The older one gets, the greater the risk of intracerebral hemorrhage. Especially after age 75 risk escalates. Then this turns on risk-benefit estimation. Read more...
There isn't. There really isn't an age limit for thrombolytic therapy. Like anything else, the risks and benefits of the treatment have to be evaluated for the specific patient and clinical situation. Read more...