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Adenocor 6mg Injection

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Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

Adenocor 6mg Injection is an anti-arrhythmic medicine used to treat life-threatening arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm). It restores normal heart rhythm by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.

Adenocor 6mg Injection is also used to carry out diagnostic stress tests of the heart. It is administered under the supervision of a doctor. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of the medicine for you. The doctor may closely monitor your blood pressure, heart rate, and ECG until you become stable. You should continue all your other medicines that are advised by the doctor for your long-term treatment even after this injection.

Common side effects of this medicine include flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck, and trunk), headache, chest pain, dizziness, and nausea. Consult your doctor if these effects bother you. This medicine is used with caution for some people. Thus, you must inform the doctor if you are suffering from any kidney or liver disease. Also, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and about all the other medications that you are taking regularly.

Uses of Adenocor Injection

Benefits of Adenocor Injection

In Arrhythmia

Adenocor 6mg Injection is used to stabilize heart rhythms (particularly atrial fibrillation). It helps in normalizing an abnormal heart rhythm, preventing it from occurring in the first place, or slowing down the heart rate during an episode. It is given as an injection by a doctor or nurse and should not be self-administered. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully to get maximum benefit.

Side effects of Adenocor Injection

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Adenocor

  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Dizziness
  • Lightheadedness
  • Nausea
  • Headache
  • Numbness
  • Chest pain

How to use Adenocor Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Adenocor Injection works

Adenocor 6mg Injection is an anti-arrhythmic medication. It regulates heart beat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Adenocor 6mg Injection. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Adenocor 6mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Adenocor 6mg Injection is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
NOT RELEVANT
Not relevant, as Adenocor 6mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Adenocor 6mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Adenocor 6mg Injection is recommended.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Adenocor 6mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Adenocor 6mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Adenocor Injection?

If you miss a dose of Adenocor 6mg Injection, please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • Food and drinks containing caffeine such as chocolate, coffee, and tea must be avoided for at least 12 hours before medicine use.
  • Stop taking medication and inform your doctor immediately if you experience a slow heartbeat, severe chest pain, and very low blood pressure.
  • Inform your doctor if you have a history of fits or problems with your heart.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Purine nucleosides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Adenocor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Imitrisin, Biofylin, Aminophylline
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Persantin, Cardiwell, Thrombonil
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Theopin, Zvtho, Tglo
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

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The ecg report is Sinus Arrhythmia and short PR interval. What does it mean?
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
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Normal for d age
The ecg report is Sinus Arrhythmia and Short PR interval. What does it mean? What does it mean?
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Cardiology
Normal for 5 yrs
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FAQs

Q. Is adenosine a hormone/an amino acid/nucleotides/beta blocker/calcium channel blocker?

Adenosine belongs to class of drugs called nucleosides. It acts by restoring the heart rhythm. It also relaxes blood vessels supplying the heart and increases blood flow, thereby relieving abnormal electrical activity due to compromised blood flow to heart

Q. Is Adenocor 6mg Injection a vasopressor/does Adenocor 6mg Injection cause vasodilation/ vasoconstriction/ bronchoconstriction?

Adenocor 6mg Injection causes vasodilatation which may result in headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, tachycardia and flushing. It also causes bronchoconstriction resulting in breathlessness and chest discomfort

Q. Does Adenocor 6mg Injection makes you sleepy?

No. Adenocor 6mg Injection has no effect on sleep

Q. Does Adenocor 6mg Injection cause atrial fibrillation?

Yes, Adenocor 6mg Injection can cause various types of disturbances in heart rhythm; atrial fibrillation is one of them.

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