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Tenecteplase: New Thrombolytic Agent Administered in Just 5 Seconds

KEY POINT

Tenecteplase (TNKase—Genentech) is a just-introduced thrombolytic agent that is taking rapid therapy for acute myocardial infarction to new levels. It is marketed with a needleless administration set that can be used to deliver the medication with just one dose and in only 5 seconds.