Adenosine Injection

Formulation: Injection

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Formulation: Injection

Adenosine Injection


Alternate Brand Name(s) : Adenosine, Adenoject

Adenosine is an antiarrhythmic and a nucleoside. It works to treat irregular heartbeat by slowing the electrical conduction in the heart, slowing heart rate, or normalizing heart rhythm. It helps during a stress test of the heart by improving blood flow to the heart.


The recommended doses is 3.5 mg as rapid intravenous bolus, second dose is repeated after 2 mts if first dose fails to abort the attack of PSVT. It is given 6 mg rapidly intravenously, If attack still persists, give third dose of 12 mg rapidly intravenously

Treating certain types of irregular heartbeat. Certain brands of adenosine are used during a stress test of the heart.

It is a physiological substance present normally in the body. It is one of the drug of choice for paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia.

Treatment of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia, Diagnosis of re-entrant atrial and ventricular tachycardia.


Avoid food or drink that have caffeine (eg, coffee, tea, cocoa, cola, chocolate) before getting this drug. Talk with your doctor if you have questions.

PREGNANCY and BREAST-FEEDING: If you plan on becoming pregnant, contact your doctor. You will need to discuss the benefits and risks of using adenosine while you are pregnant. If you are or will be breast-feeding while you use adenosine, check with your doctor. Discuss any possible risks to your baby.


Moderately safe: No studies have been conducted in breastfeeding women, however there is possibility of ill effect to the breastfed infants; or studies conducted in breastfeeding women show minimal non-threatening side effects to the infants. Drugs should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the infant. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Active Ingredient: Adenosine

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