Revista Cubana de Farmacia
versión On-line ISSN 1561-2988
CIGALES REYES, María Julia. Lumbar pain caused by recombinant streptokinase: A case presentation. Rev Cubana Farm [online]. 2009, vol.43, n.2, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1561-2988.
The Heberkinase® (recombinant streptokinase) is a thrombolytic agent used in treatment of acute myocardial infarction, presented as sterile bulbs, of known and proved effects of coronary reperfusion and reduction of infarction dimension, besides of other applications e.g. the deep venous thrombosis, permanent vascular access thrombosis in patients presenting with terminal chronic renal insufficiency treated by periodical hemodialysis, dysfunction of cardiac vascular prostheses by thrombi, and in case of pulmonary thromboembolism; there are adverse reactions associated during treatment, frequent and less frequent including those of lumbar pain. Authors present a case of a woman diagnosed with acute myocardial infarction of diaphragmatic side undergoing thrombolysis with Heberkinase, and during it she had intense and acute lumbar pain improving with reduction of dripping infusion without subsequent problems.
Palabras llave : Lumbar pain; thrombolysis; thrombolytic agents; recombinant streptokinase; side effects; Heberkinase.