Retavase Half-Kit (reteplase) and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Retavase Half-Kit (reteplase):
High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
Severe Potential Hazard, High plausibility
thrombolytic agents - bleeding risks
The use of thrombolytics is contraindicated in patients with an active bleed (internal), trauma/surgery (recent CPR/intracranial/intraspinal surgery within 2 months), bleeding diathesis, history of cerebrovascular (CV) accident, intracranial defect (aneurysm, arteriovenous malformation, neoplasm), or severe uncontrolled arterial hypertension (SBP>180/DBP>110). Risk versus benefit should be carefully considered in the following conditions and thrombolytic therapy administered with caution in patients with recent (10 days) serious GI bleed or recent (10 days) surgical procedure (coronary bypass graft, obstetrical delivery, organ biopsy, puncture of noncompressible vessel), left heart thrombus, subacute bacterial endocarditis, hemostatic defect, CV disease, diabetic hemorrhagic retinopathy, or pregnancy. Clinical monitoring of hematopoietic, bleeding and coagulation functions is recommended prior to initiation of thrombolytic therapy. Measures of fibrinolytic activity and/or coagulation functions during infusion do not correlate with efficacy or risk of bleeding.
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Retavase Half-Kit (reteplase) drug interactions
There are 230 drug interactions with Retavase Half-Kit (reteplase)
Retavase Half-Kit (reteplase) disease interactions
There is 1 disease interaction with Retavase Half-Kit (reteplase):
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
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