Definitions for "Thrombolytic Agents"
Drugs that break up or dissolve clots that can cause a stroke or heart attack.
(or drugs)—Intravenous drugs, including streptokinase and tissue plasminogen activator (t-PA), that break up blood clots in the cardiovascular system. Thrombolytic agents, if given early, may prevent damage to the heart from a heart attack.
Medicines used to dissolve blood clots formed in certain blood vessels.