American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- A trademark used for a preparation of tissue plasminogen activator.
- n. a thrombolytic agent (trade name Activase) that causes fibrinolysis at the site of a blood clot; used in treating acute myocardial infarction
“Genentech Inc. won approval for TPA in 1996 under the U.S. brand name Activase, but despite high hopes -- and portrayals as a miracle on the television drama "ER" -- fewer than 5% of stroke patients currently receive it.”
“Tarceva, or on Activase, which is used to dissolve blood clots in”
“Alteplase is marketed under the brand name Activase® in the U.S.A. by Genentech, Inc. and in Canada by Roche Canada, where it has been used extensively for the treatment of acute ischaemic stroke since 1996 and 1999, respectively.”
“Genentech's sales of Activase and related clot-busters were about $268 million in the U.S. last year.”
“Genentech The stroke drug Activase should be used in more patients, a study found.”
“Vulnerable biopharmaceuticals include Amgen's Epogen, which treats anemia in patients with chronic renal failure, and Genetech's Activase, for heart attacks, strokes and pulmonary embolisms.”
“The company's wide range of products also includes Activase and TNKase for cardiovascular treatments.”
“It followed 3,339 patients who had been treated for heart attacks with tissue plasminogen activator (Activase), a drug made by Genentech Inc.”
“*Development and execution of the 3-year brand plan and the 1 year tactical plan for Activase”
“Coordination & integration of marketing plans and activities to grow Activase and leadership of planning activities facilitating the launch of an expanded label, Activase for”
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