Adenosine Solution For Injection 3Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Adenosine: Solution for injection (3mg)

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What is this Medicine?

ADENOSINE (a DEN uh seen) is used to bring your heart back into a normal rhythm. This medicine is not useful for all types of irregular heart beats. It may be used to test the heart for coronary artery disease.

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Adenosine 90mg/30mL Solution for Injection

NDC: 004091932
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia (PSVT), Coronary Artery Disease Diagnosis, Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) Syndrome

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Wide-complex Tachycardia Diagnosis

Storage Information
Do not refrigerate
Discard product if it contains particulate matter, is cloudy, or discolored
Discard unused portion. Do not store for later use.
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Adenosine 90mg/30mL Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Adenosine 90mg/30mL Solution for Injection

Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Blurred Vision Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Ear Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Scotomata Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Vaginal Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Drowsiness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cough Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Slow Heart Beat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shaking Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Urinary Urgency Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Heart Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Nervousness Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Paresthesias Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Heart Block Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
18.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
28.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
40.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Flushing Incidence:
44.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Adenosine 90mg/30mL Solution for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Tobacco and Adenosine 90mg/30mL Solution for Injection(Adenosine)
Tobacco and Adenosine(Adenosine)
Nicotine (found in tobacco) has been reported to enhance the effects of Adenosine on the heart; an increase in angina-like chest pains, heart rate or a decrease in blood pressure may be noted. While no special cautions are recommended when Adenosine is used therapeutically in an emergency hospital or clinic setting to treat fast heart rates, it is advisable for you to avoid Tobacco prior to heart-related studies or heart ''stress tests'' where Adenosine will be given. Discuss your use of tobacco with your health care provider prior to any heart-related procedures.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Adenosine 90mg/30mL Solution for Injection(Adenosine)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Adenosine(Adenosine)
Adenosine is used to treat abnormal rapid heartbeats or during heart testing; generally Adenosine is only used in a hospital or clinic. Caffeine may decrease the actions of Adenosine. Discuss your Caffeine intake (including intake of coffee, colas, teas, or herbal supplements) with your health care provider prior to any procedures or examinations involving heart function.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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