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When will you use lidocaine versus adenosine?

When will you use lidocaine versus adenosine?

Cardiac arrhythmias?: I assume you're asking about cardiac arrhythmias? Lidocaine affects ventricular ectopy and has no effect on av conduction. It's was used for ventricular tachycardia and has largely been supplanted by amiodarone. Adenosine has no effect on the ventricles. It blocks av conduction. It's used to terminate supraventricular tachycardias. ...Read more

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Atomoxetine and adenosine?

Atomoxetine and adenosine?

No interaction..: Not sure if this is what you meant to ask..But there is no known interaction between the two medicines. Also, the half-life (time it takes for half to disappear) of Adenosine is less than 10 seconds and thus not likely to cause much problem even if it does. Adenosine is usually given via IV push hoping to correct a specific heart arrythmia n it is gone in seconds/minutes..Ask again if u need to.. ...Read more

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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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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

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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

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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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Dr. Dhanesh Gupta
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