Without a Prescription
Adenosine is prescribed to bring your heart back into a normal rhythm.
Adenosine is prescribed to test the heart for coronary artery disease.
Adenosine is not useful for all types of irregular heart beats.
Adenosine is contraindicated if you have any of the following conditions:
- If you have an unusual or allergic reaction to adenosine, other medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives;
- If you have asthma;
- If you have breast-feeding;
- If you have heart problems other than supraventricular tachycardia;
- If you have pregnant or trying to get pregnant;
Do not take Adenosine with any of the following drugs:
Alcohol may increase dizziness and drowsiness.
Avoid alcoholic drinks.
Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs mental alertness until you know how this medicine affects you.
Do not stand or sit up quickly, especially if you are an older patient.
This reduces the risk of dizzy or fainting spells.
You may get drowsy or dizzy.
Adenosine side effects that you should report to your health care professional or doctor as soon as possible:
- Allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue;
- Chest pain, tightness or palpitations;
- Difficulty breathing;
- Nausea, vomiting;
- Severe headache;
- Tingling in arms, numbness;