There may be other brand names for this medicine.
You should not receive this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to reteplase. Because this medicine increases the risk of bleeding problems, some medical conditions may make receiving reteplase dangerous. These include any type of bleeding in your body, such as a bleeding ulcer or having had a recent surgery or injury (within the past 6 to 8 weeks). Other medical conditions that may make it unsafe to receive this medicine include a brain tumor, a history of strokes, certain blood vessel problems, or uncontrolled high blood pressure. Since this medicine may save your life, your doctor will weigh the benefits of this medicine against the risks of giving it if you have certain medical problems.