What are the thrombolytic regimens for reteplase 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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Reteplase is not approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for lysis of venous thrombus in DVT but is often used off label. Catheter-directed infusion of 1 U/hr is maintained for 18-36 hours.

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