Side effect(s) of Urokinase

Review the side-effects of Urokinase as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

  Most Common
- Severe bleeding.

- Heart attack, recurrent blood clot in lungs, stroke.

- Decreased red blood cells and platelets.

- Excess sweating.

  Potentially Fatal
- Severe bleeding, severe allergic reactions, cholesterol embolization. Other side effects such as heart arrest and irregular heart rate have also been seen in patients taking urokinase.

Other Precautions :

Blood tests including hematocrit, platelet count and activated partial thromboplastin time should be checked.

Drug Name : Urokinase

Urokinase(Kinlytic) generic is an enzyme (thrombolytic agent), prescribed for deep vein thrombosis, heart attack, pulmonary embolism and peripheral vascular occlusion. It dissolves blood clots.

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