Active ingredient description

Anistreplase is a thrombolytic drug, also known as anisoylated plasminogen streptokinase activator complex (APSAC). Eminase is a lyophilized formulation of anistreplase, the p-anisoyl derivative of the primary Lys-plasminogen-streptokinase activator complex (a complex of Lys-plasminogen and streptokinase). It is used in the emergency treatment of myocardial infarction and pulmonary emboli.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

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

CAS Substance: 81669-57-0
DrugBank Drug: DB00029
KEGG Drug: D02947
RxNorm Ingredient: 40028
SNOMED-CT Concept: 386958007
Anistreplase (substance)
UNII Identifier: 5O8V541HJ6


Anistreplase is an active ingredient of these brands:

South Africa (ZA)

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