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In the US, Reteplase (reteplase systemic) is a member of the drug class thrombolytics and is used to treat Heart Attack.

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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Anticoagulant agent: Fibrinolytic enzyme

Chemical Names

173-L-Serine-174-L-tyrosine-175-L-glutamine-173-527-plasminogen activator (human ti╬▓ue-type)

Recombinant human tissue plasminogen activator (rt-PA)

Foreign Names

  • Reteplasum (Latin)
  • Reteplase (German)
  • Reteplase (French)
  • Reteplasa (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Reteplase (OS: BAN, USAN)
  • BM 06022 (IS: Boehringer Mannheim)
  • r-PA (IS)

Brand Names

  • Pai Tong Xin
    IND Pharma, China
  • Rapilysin
    Actavis, United Arab Emirates; Actavis, Australia; Actavis, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Actavis, Bahrain; Actavis, Germany; Actavis, Denmark; Actavis, France; Actavis, Greece; Actavis, Hong Kong; Actavis, Kuwait; Actavis, Lithuania; Actavis, Netherlands; Actavis, Oman; Actavis, Portugal; Actavis, Qatar; Actavis, Romania; Actavis, Saudi Arabia; Actavis, Sweden; Actavis, Turkey; Actavis, Yemen; Actavis Group, Austria; Actavis Group, Spain; Actavis Group, Poland; Actavis Italy, Italy; Actavis UK, United Kingdom; Actavis Group, Iceland
  • Retavase
    Centocor, United States
  • Rui Tong Li
    Ahua Pharmaceutical, China


BANBritish Approved Name
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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