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Dr. Qamar Khan
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Adenocard (Overview)

Adenocard is a rhythm control agent which is a kind of cardiovascular drug.


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What is effect of adenocard (adenosine)?

What is effect of adenocard (adenosine)?

It slows conduction: Of electrical signals through av node. Frequently used to terminate svt. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
26 doctors shared insights

Adenocard (Overview)

Adenocard is a rhythm control agent which is a kind of cardiovascular drug.


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How does adenosine (adenocard) work?

How does adenosine (adenocard) work?

Adenosine: Adenosine works thro' Adenosine receptors a1 , causes depletion of camp, causing hyper polarization of the cell. Adenosine causes or induces atrioventricular block resulting in correcting rhythm abnormalities such as supra ventricular tachycardia. ...Read more

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How to choose the best hospital and the best cardiac electrophysiologist in nyc for cardiac ablation is the procedure ever life threatening? I do get SVT 4-5 times a year and have to go to the hospital for an adenosine shot. Is this procedure life threat

How to choose the best hospital and the best cardiac electrophysiologist in nyc for cardiac ablation is the procedure ever life threatening? I do get SVT 4-5 times a year and have to go to the hospital for an adenosine shot.  Is this procedure life threat

Hard.. and no.: Svt is never fatal (with ultra-rare exceptions you almost certainly don't have) and is treated for symptoms. You're wise to look for someone good, but it isn't always easy to find the top folks. I can give you some names, but i won't do it in broad forum; to do so would be an insult to the many other excellent eps also in the area. Nyc is awash in excellent ep and you have several options. ...Read more

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What are side effects of a cannula during a myocardial perfusion scan using adenosine?

What are side effects of a  cannula during a myocardial perfusion scan using adenosine?

Skin irritation: I assume you are talking about an IV cannula used to administer the tracer and adenosine. The side-effects are the same as they would be for anyone else getting a cannula: bruising and skin irritation being most common. Generally, the IV cannula itself, properly placed, causes no side-effects, and the primary side-effect is bruising from missed attempts trying to get the IV started. ...Read more

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How does adenosine (adenocard) work?

Adenosine: Adenosine works thro' Adenosine receptors a1 , causes depletion of camp, causing hyper polarization of the cell. Adenosine causes or induces atrioventricular block resulting in correcting rhythm abnormalities such as supra ventricular tachycardia. ...Read more

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What is effect of adenocard (adenosine)?

It slows conduction: Of electrical signals through av node. Frequently used to terminate svt. ...Read more

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How will i feel with first starting on adenosine (adenocard)?

How will i feel with first starting on adenosine (adenocard)?

Single dose: Adenosine is given as a single dose that may be repeated once. It is extremely short acting but has side effects. You may feel short of breath, hot and flushed, nauseated, dizzy, get a headache, have chest pain, or feel like you're going to have diarrhea. The side effects all improve in about 1 minute and generally are gone in ...Read more

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I had av node re-entry for 20 years. Will adenocard (adenosine) help?

I had av node re-entry for 20 years. Will adenocard (adenosine) help?

Av node reentry: best to have ablation if you are having av node reentry tachycardia-i recommend cryoablation which is something i do very frequently ... ...Read more

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What to do if I have a reaction to the adenosine?

Depends: It depends on the nature of your reaction. Virtually everybody has side effects, but adenosine is extremely short acting and the side effects are usually gone in ...Read more

Dr. Dhanesh Gupta
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Adenosine (Definition)

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