ACTIVASE RT-PA

Found in: Canada

Active ingredients

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Active Ingredient
Description
1

Alteplase is a recombinant human tissue-type plasminogen activator, a glycoprotein, which activates plasminogen directly to plasmin. Once bound to fibrin, it is activated, inducing the conversion of plasminogen to plasmin leading to the dissolution of the fibrin clot.

Medicine classification

ATC Code
Title
Class
Alteplase
B Blood and blood forming organs → B01 Antithrombotic agents → B01A Antithrombotic agents → B01AD Enzymes

Identifiers

Authority
Identifier(s)
Health Products and Food Branch (CA)
Identifier(s): 02147440, 02225689