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

Updated: Dec 31, 2017
  • Author: Wanda L Rivera-Bou, MD, FAAEM, FACEP; Chief Editor: Erik D Schraga, MD  more...
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The usual streptokinase regimen for DVT consists of an IV bolus of 250,000 U followed by a maintenance drip at 100,000 U/hr. The drip is continued for 1-3 days, until clinical or laboratory investigation shows thrombus resolution.


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