Brand name: Actilyse Cathflo TM
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
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.
- Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
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
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.
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems