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Cardiovascular Pharmacology Concepts

Richard E. Klabunde, PhD

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Tutorial - Thrombolytic Drugs

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  1. What is the mechanism of action of tissue plasminogen activator (tPA)?  click here
  2. How does the mechanism of action of tPA differ from streptokinase and urokinase?  click here
  3. List 5 therapeutic indications for a thrombolytic drug.  click here
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Revised 10/24/2022

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