Description and Brand Names

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US Brand Name

  1. Adenocard
  2. Adenoscan

Descriptions


Adenosine injection is used in combination with Thallium-201 as a pharmacologic stress agent for myocardial perfusion scintigraphy in patients unable to undergo adequate exercise stress. This medicine works by dilating the arteries of the heart and increase blood flow to help identify coronary artery disease.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Solution