ACTIVASE RT-PA

Brand name authorized in: Canada

Active ingredients

The drug ACTIVASE RT-PA contains one active pharmaceutical ingredient (API):

1 Alteplase
UNII 1RXS4UE564 - ALTEPLASE

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.

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Medicine classification

This drug has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification system as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Alteplase
B Blood and blood forming organs → B01 Antithrombotic agents → B01A Antithrombotic agents → B01AD Enzymes
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Unique identifiers

This drug has been assigned below unique identifiers within the countries it is being marketed:

Country
Identification scheme
Identifier(s)
CA
Health Products and Food Branch
Identifier(s): 02147440, 02225689