Side effect(s) of Adenosine

Review the side-effects of Adenosine as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

- Facial flushing, temporary rash on the chest, headache, sweating, palpitations, chest pain and low blood pressure.

- Shortness of breath, chest pressure, fast breathing, coughing and head pressure.

   Central Nervous System
- Lightheadedness, dizziness, tingling in arms, numbness, apprehension, blurred vision, burning sensation, heaviness in arms, neck and back pain.

- Nausea, diaphoresis, metallic taste, tightness in throat and pressure in groin.

Other Precautions :

Monitor electrocardiogram (ECG) regularly while taking this medication.

Drug Name : Adenosine

Adenosine is used as an antiarrhythmic agent prescribed to treat specific conditions of irregular heartbeat and also used while performing a stress test of the heart.

Trade Names for Adenosine

India :

International :

Adenocard, Adenoscan.