Which agents are FDA approved for thrombolytic therapy of pulmonary embolism (PE)?

Updated: Aug 04, 2021
  • Author: Wanda L Rivera-Bou, MD, FAAEM, FACEP; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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The three thrombolytic agents currently approved by the FDA for use in patients with acute PE are alteplase, urokinase, and streptokinase. Tenecteplase is currently being studied for use in PE; however, it is not yet approved for this indication. [35]

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