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Brand name: Adenosine (Mylan) TM

Active ingredients: adenosine

What it is used for

Therapeutic Indications: ADENOSINE MYLAN is indicated for the rapid conversion to a normal sinus rhythm of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardias, including those associated with accessory bypass tracts (Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome). Diagnostic Indications: ADENOSINE MYLAN is indicated as an aid to diagnosis of broad or narrow QRS complex supraventricular tachycardias. Although ADENOSINE MYLAN 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 used only when, despite all diagnostic attempts, doubt still persists. ADENOSINE MYLAN can also be used for improved diagnostic sensitivity of intracavity electrophysiological investigations.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Intravenous Bolus
  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Protect from Light
  • Do not Refrigerate
  • Lifetime is 2 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Clear colourless solution free from visible particles

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient adenosine

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Disclaimer

The information about this medicine comes from trusted sources.

  • Therapeutic Good's Administration (TGA)
  • Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS)
  • GuildLink
  • DrugBank

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