Lexiscan Solution For Injection 0.08Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Lexiscan: Solution for injection (0.08mg)

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What is this Medicine?

REGADENOSON is used to test the heart for coronary artery disease. It is used in patients who can not exercise for their stress test.

In-Depth Information

Lexiscan 0.4mg/5ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 004696501
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Coronary Artery Disease Diagnosis

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Lexiscan 0.4mg/5ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Lexiscan 0.4mg/5ml Solution for Injection

Not Breathing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Skin Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Severe Allergy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Heart Block Incidence:
0.1-3.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
0.5-4.6%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Wheezing Incidence:
0.9-3.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
2.0-7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
4.0-12.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
5.0-22.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Metallic Taste Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flushing Incidence:
5.0-16.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
8.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
10.7-18.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
12.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Abnormal Heart Rhythm Incidence:
14.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
26.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*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 Lexiscan 0.4mg/5ml 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 Lexiscan 0.4mg/5ml Solution for Injection(Regadenoson)
Tobacco and Regadenoson(Regadenoson)
Nicotine has been reported to enhance the effects of Regadenoson on the heart; an increase in angina-like chest pains, heart rate or a decrease in blood pressure may be noted. It is advisable for you to avoid Nicotine products or Tobacco prior to heart-related studies or heart ''stress tests'' where Regadenoson will be given. Discuss your drug regimen with your health care provider prior to any heart-related procedures.
Major Lifestyle Interaction
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Lexiscan 0.4mg/5ml Solution for Injection(Regadenoson)
Caffeine-containing Foods/Beverages and Regadenoson(Regadenoson)
Regadenoson is used during heart testing. Generally Regadenoson is only used in a hospital or clinic. Caffeine may decrease the actions of Regadenoson. 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

Avoid - This drug is known to cause harm to infants when taken by nursing mothers.


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