Adenocor is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) adenosine. On this page you will find out more about Adenocor, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: adenosine
Information for medicine and pack size:
Adenocor 6 mg/2 mL injection solution, 6 x 2 mL vials
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS: Rapid conversion to a normal sinus rhythm of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardias, including those associated with accessory by-pass tracts (Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome). DIAGNOSTIC INDICATIONS: Aid to diagnosis of broad or narrow complex supraventricular tachycardias. Although Adenocor is not effective in converting atrial flutter, atrial fibrillation or ventricular tachycardia to sinus rhythm, the slowing of AV conduction helps diagnosis of atrial activity. In this respect adenosine should be used as an adjunct to, but not a replacement for, clinical and ECG observations. It should be only used when, despite all diagnostic attempts, doubt still persists. Improved diagnostic sensitivity of intracavity electrophysiological investigations
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||A clear, colourless solution.|
|Dosage Form||Injection, solution|
|Route of administration||Intravenous Infusion|
6 x 2mL: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Do not Refrigerate|
|Life time||3 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
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Adenocor | myVMC
Adenocor is used to treat tachycardia including supraventricular tachycardias associated with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. It contains adenosine.
Read more on myVMC – Virtual Medical Centre website
Adenocor Injection - myDr.com.au
Adenocor Injection - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines
Read more on myDr – Consumer Medicine Information website
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