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About Adenosine Injection

Adenosine Injection is used in helping the heart beat regularly especially for a type of rapid heartbeat called supraventricular tachycardia. If you have a rapid heartbeat from other issues Adenosine Injection might not be the right medication for you. Be sure and ask your physician if Adenosine Injection is right for you.



Your Prescribing Doctor Must Know

Tell your physician if you have experienced any of these conditions for Adenosine Injection:
  • Heart problems other than supraventricular tachycardia
  • An unusual or abnormal reaction to adenosine, other medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives
  • Pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • Breastfeeding

If you are pregnant, breast feeding or currently trying to become pregnant, make sure your doctor is aware of your maternal condition; as Adenosine Injection may not be recommended for certain situations.

Administering Adenosine Injection

It is important that you leave regular intervals between every dose of medication. Doing so will help the efficiency of this drug. Every prescription comes with instructions on the reverse side of each bottle or packaging. It is important that you follow the written instructions carefully as not all of them are identical.

Adenosine Injection is only to be given as an injection directly into the vein and should only be given by a health care professional in a clinic or hospital setting.

Adenosine Injection should only be taken as instructed by a professional physician. Be sure to remember not to stop taking this medicine without consulting your physician first about how to stop safely. If you are researching this medication for your child, keep in mind that children often have special dosage instructions. Ask your physician about these differences prior to starting this medication if this is the case.

What if I Miss a Dose of Adenosine Injection

In the event that a dose of Adenosine Injection was missed, take one as soon as you can. But if your next scheduled dose is near, wait until that next dose is due and just skip the one you’ve already missed.

Caution: You should NEVER take double or extra doses of Adenosine Injection. Always ask your physician further about missed doses, as he may have special instructions.

Conflicting Medications

Always consult the doctor who prescribed Adenosine Injection to you; as this is only a partial interacting medicines list:
  • Carbamazepine
  • Theophylline
  • Caffeine
  • Dipyridamole
It is important that your physician knows if you are currently taking any medications along with Adenosine Injection; as there may be conflicting interaction. Let your physician know if you:
  • Are a smoker
  • Use any other legal or illegal drugs or substances
  • Consume alcohol or caffeine on a regular basis

All of the activities listed above could affect the results you see from taking Adenosine Injection.

Adenosine Injection Common side effects

The following are side effects known to be common of Adenosine Injection and they are experienced by users. These are common, side effects but if you feel uneasy or they persist do not hesitate to contact your physician.

  • Headache
  • Chest tightness
  • Flushing
  • Tingling in arms, numbness
  • Dizziness, lightheadedness
  • Nausea or vomiting

None of the above listed side effects require immediate medical attention. If you continue to experience these Common side effects for a few days, consult your prescribing physician for more advice. It is very important that you do not try to treat these symptoms on your own. Note: that elderly patients have a higher likelihood of experiencing side effects.

Adenosine Injection Least Common side effects

The following side effects are rare and should not be taken lightly. If you experience any of these less common side effects from taking Adenosine Injection consult your healthcare professional immediately. The following are less common side effects associated with Adenosine Injection:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Chest pain, palpitations
  • Severe headache

It is important that you contact your physician right away if you've experienced any of the Less Common side effects listed above.

Adenosine Injection Precautions

You should receive physical checkups on a regular basis; especially while taking prescription medicines. This is an easy way to monitor your progress and ensure your physical health as well. Your body may build up a dependency on Adenosine Injection and you may experience dizziness or drowsiness up to a few days after you stop taking this medication.

Patients are advised not to operate heavy machinery or automobiles until the full effect of Adenosine Injection is known. Do not consume alcohol while taking Adenosine Injection. Make sure your doctor is aware of upcoming surgeries you may have scheduled; or will be scheduling while taking this medication.

Contact your doctor for professional advice if you experience a cold, coughs or allergies. You should not try to treat yourself for such symptoms. Some ingredients found in other medications may have conflicting affects while taking Adenosine Injection and may affect desired results. Adenosine Injection cannot be given to any person without a prescription. Sharing Adenosine Injection is against the law.

How To Store Adenosine Injection

The following is general storage information for Adenosine Injection:

  • It is important that you store Adenosine Injection at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Make sure Adenosine Injection is kept away from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Be sure to store Adenosine Injection out of reach of any pets or small children; in a small childproof container.
  • Dispose of any expired or unused Adenosine Injection properly.


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Conditions of USE: The prescription drug information on this database is to be used for instructional purposes only; it is not intended to substitute for the knowledge of a healthcare professional. Please consult a physician before and while you are taking Adenosine Injection. If you experience any other side effects while taking Adenosine Injection please consult an experienced professional. This database does not contain all the information regarding Adenosine Injection nor is it intended to cover all possible directions, side effects, and uses. If you need more information regarding Adenosine Injection, contact your physician or any other healthcare provider.

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