Streptokinase therapy: Recognizing and treating allergic reactions

Mark Stephens, Patricia V. Pepper

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Streptokinase is an important component in the treatment strategy for acute myocardial infarction. However, physicians need to be aware that some patients may experience allergic reactions to this drug. Prompt recognition and appropriate management of symptoms usually result in recovery from allergic event without further complication.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)89-90
Number of pages2
JournalPostgraduate Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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