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1

What is an example of a Tissue Plasminogen Activators (TPAs)

Alteplase

2

What does alteplase do for an AMI?

It lyses coronary artery thrombi
*less common use*

3

What does alteplase do for ports and catheters?

It lyses occluded ports and catheters

4

What is the MC use for alteplase?

Management of ischemic stroke

5

What is the stroke dose for alteplase??

0.9 mg/kg
Max 90 mg

6

How is alteplase administered for a stroke?

Load dose of 0.09 mg/kg (10% of total dose) over 1 minute
Follow w/ 0.81 mg/kg (90% of dose) CIV over 1 hour