Adenosine
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Adenosine?

(a DEN oh seen)

• This medicine is used to treat a fast heartbeat.

• This medicine is used during a stress test of the heart.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have asthma, talk with healthcare provider.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Adenoscan®: If you are taking aminophylline, dipyridamole, theophylline, or any medicine containing caffeine, talk with healthcare provider. These medicines can affect how well Adenoscan® works.

• Adenoscan®: Do not eat or drink anything containing caffeine (for example, tea, coffee, cola, and chocolate) for 12 hours before using Adenoscan®.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Flushing.

• Headache.

• Feeling dizzy. Rise...

 
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