ALERT 17: Alteplase or tenecteplase?

12 Jun 2017 | Medication Safety

An alert has been issued to highlight the need to clearly differentiate between stroke thrombolysis and myocardial infarction thrombolysis. Although both require a tissue plasminogen activator, the activator and doses used are different. Confusing them can cause fatalities.

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