Medicine Overview of Adenoject Injection
Uses of Adenoject Injection
Adenoject 6mg Injection is used in the treatment of arrhythmias.
Side effects of Adenoject Injection
Nausea, Lightheadedness, Slow heart rate, Headache, Breathlessness, Dizziness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Chest tightness, Burning sensation.
How to use Adenoject Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Adenoject Injection works
Adenoject 6mg injection treats irregular heartbeat by blocking abnormal electrical signals in the heart.
In Depth Information on Adenoject Injection
Expert advice for Adenoject Injection
- Inform your doctor if you have any of the following heart problems: heart attack/ failure, or heart transplant within the last year; unusual heart rhythm (atrial fibrillation or flutter), low blood volume/ narrowing of heart valves.
- Consult your doctor if you have narrowing of the main arteries in your neck (carotid arteries).
- Take precautions while taking adenosine if you have recurrent fits.
- Caution must be exercised if you have had recurrent fits or experienced difficulty in breathing and problems associated with blood pressure, urination, defecation, etc.
- You may need to monitor your condition (ECG and blood pressure) while taking adenosine.
- Avoid food or drinks that have caffeine before taking this drug.
- Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Adenoject 6mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Adenoject 6mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Adenoject 6mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta+more
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Not relevant, as Adenoject 6mg Injection is intended for use in hospitalised patients.
Adenoject 6mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidn+more
ey disease. No dose adjustment of Adenoject 6mg Injection is recommended....
Adenoject 6mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients+more
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Adenoject 6mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Phylin 1mg Tablet, Bronkasma Tablet, Onimar 150mg Tablet, Unicontin-E 400mg Tablet CR
If you miss a dose of Adenosine, please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions for Adenoject 6mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Adenosine
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 Adenoject a vasopressor/does Adenoject cause vasodilation/ vasoconstriction/ bronchoconstriction?
Adenoject causes vasodilatation which may result in headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, tachycardia and flushing. It also causes bronchoconstriction resulting in breathlessness and chest discomfort
No. Adenoject has no effect on sleep
Yes, Adenoject can cause various types of disturbances in heart rhythm; atrial fibrillation is one of them.