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Chemically induced stress test

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raj Singh
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
Low blood pressure: Drugs such as Adenosine are used for chemical stress test and can cause hypotension, and worsen breathing in patients with COPD or asthma.

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anila Khaliq
Family Medicine 18 years experience
Depends: Depends on what the co morbidities of the patient are and if she has a complicated cardiac history. She can have chemical stress test if she has posit... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Nuclear : At least a week off cigarettes should suffice.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. George ALLIBONE
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
Yes: Can precipitate an ischemic event , if stress relates in decreased coronary flow during maximum stress.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Ajluni
Cardiology 35 years experience
Not usually: Chemical stress tests w Dobutamine can cause heart racing but the Dobutamine typically wears off quickly. Lexiscan or Adenosine usually slow the hear... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rupesh Parikh
Medical Oncology 26 years experience
Unlikely: But in theory it is possible, but the effects should be temporary.
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
No: The amount of thallium given during a stress test is between 20 and 30 times less than the level where you are releasing enough radiation to be of con... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
Don't think so: But i would discuss with your cardiologist to be sure.
A female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine 59 years experience
It's normal: to be "concentrating" on your heart more after such testing!! The test itself did not hurt you since you were monitored before during and after the ac... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michelle Zetoony
Sleep Medicine 18 years experience
Depends on lung issu: There are two main types of chemical stress tests: Adenosine and persantine. Adenosine can/and does induce asthma attacks in many asthmatics so make ... Read More

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