What are the thrombolytic regimens for alteplase in patients with deep vein thrombosis (DVT)?

Updated: Aug 04, 2021
  • Author: Wanda L Rivera-Bou, MD, FAAEM, FACEP; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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For lysis of venous thrombus, catheter-directed infusion of alteplase 0.5-1.0 mg/hr for 12-24 hours has been used; regimens may vary, depending on local expertise.

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