Chemical Stress Test
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings

Chemical Stress Test Side Effects and Warnings

Written by FoundHealth.

Possible Complications

Complications are rare. If you are planning to have this test, your doctor will review a list of possible complications, which may include:

  • Shortness of breath
  • Chest pain
  • Irregular heartbeat
  • Heart attack (rare)

Technicians will be checking for signs of heart or lung problems. They will be prepared to take action right away if complications develop. A cardiologist (heart specialist) will also be available during the test.

Call Your Doctor

After the test, call your doctor if any of the following occurs:

  • Chest pain
  • Shortness of breath
  • Racing or irregular heart beat
  • Dizziness or weakness
  • Any other unusual symptoms or concerns

If you think you have an emergency, CALL 911.



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