Adenoz 6 Mg Injection 2 Ml
Adenosine is used to treat symptoms of irregular heartbeats, heart rhythms, and heart rate. It is effective in treating weight loss in some cancer conditions. Additionally, it is used during the stress test of heart.
How does the drug work?
Adenosine is an endogenous nucleoside. It helps to restore the sinus rhythm by reducing the conduction time through AV node. Adenosine activates A1 and A2 adenosine receptors on the cell surface which inhibit the influx of calcium and activates adenylate cyclase in smooth muscle cells. This cause relaxation of smooth muscle and increases the blood flow in the arteries.
What are the common side effect?
The most common known side effects of adenosine are numbness, nausea, bronchospasm, hypersensitivity reaction, hypotension, lightheadedness, altered heart rate, chest pain, and shortness of breath.
• Patients who are hypersensitive to Adenoz or any ingredients of Adenoz should not use the drug.
• Avoid taking Adenoz drug with caffeine and chocolates and related products such as drinks, tea leaves, and cocoa beans.
• Before taking the Adenoz medicine, alcoholic abusers, patients with liver or kidney disease, and heart problems such as altered heart rate, should inform the doctor.
• Use of Adenoz drug is not safe in nursing mothers, as it may harm the newborn.
• Patients with recurring fits should take Adenoz drug only when prescribed. Adenoz dosage adjustments may be needed in the condition.
• Persons with difficulty in breathing and shortness of breath should take Adenoz drug with caution.
1. Is adenosine safe during pregnancy? No, adenosine is unsafe during pregnancy, as it may cause congenital defects in the fetus.
2. I had heart transplantation. Is adenosine safe for me? Patients with heart problems should consult the doctor before taking the drug, as you may need dosage adjustments.
3. I have a history of asthma. Can I use adenosine? No, patients with the history of breathing problems should not use adenosine, as it further increases the risk of the condition.
4. What are the drugs I need to avoid while taking adenosine? Patients with adenosine should not take aminophylline, beta-blockers, carbamazepines and methylxanthines.
5. How often should I take the drug? The dosage and duration of intervals will be suggested by the doctor depending on the severity of patient’s condition. Discuss with you health care advisor before taking the drug.