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Thrombolytic therapy is the use of drugs to break up dangerous blood clots. Thrombolytic therapy is used in the treatment of heart attacks and stroke in addition to other conditions.
Although you may be given some mild sedation, you will usually stay awake during thrombolytic therapy. During the procedure:
You will usually stay in bed during your recovery. During this time, your doctor and the hospital staff closely watch you for any complications. Additionally: