Active ingredients: alteplase
What it is used for
ACTILYSE CATHFLO is indicated for the thrombolytic treatment of occluded central venous access devices including those used for haemodialysis. The 2 mg strength of alteplase (ACTILYSE CATHFLO) is the only recommended presentation for use in this indication. See also PRECAUTIONS - Use in Children.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Intravenous
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
white to pale yellow cake of powder
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4: Prescription Only Medicine.
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient alteplase
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.