Metalyse

Metalyse breaks and dissolves blood clots when a myocardial infarction (heart attack) is suspected. Metalyse can cause bleeding.

Metalyse Overview

Reviewed: January 13, 2015
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Metalyse is a prescription medication used to break and dissolve blood clots when a myocardial infarction (heart attack) is suspected.

Metalyse belongs to a group of drugs called thrombolytics. These dissolve blood clots quickly to help restart blood flow to the heart and helps prevent damage to the heart muscle.

This medication is available in an injectable form to be given directly into a vein (IV) by a healthcare professional.

A common side effect of Metalyse is bleeding.

 

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