Adenosine is a nucleoside, an antiarrhythmic primarily used for treating irregular heartbeats by slowing the heart's electrical conduction and slowing or normalizing heart rate.
Adenosine is typically administered as an injectable medication. Your physician or compounding pharmacist will consult with you on usage and dosage.
Some side effects are more common, such as:
Contact your physician right away if any of the following side effects occur:
Do not use adenosine if you have second degree, or third degree heart block and are not currently using a pacemaker. Do not use adenosine if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in the drug, or have breathing problems, asthma or other. Do not use adenosine if you have sinus node disease and are not currently using a pacemaker.
Consult with your physician before taking adenosine if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy, have a history of seizures, suffer from breathing problems, food or medicine allergies, have blood vessel or heart problems, lung problems, or are taking dietary supplements.
As many pharmacy drugs can potentially interact negatively with other drugs it is extremely important to consult with your physician and inform them about every drug you are currently taking.
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