What is Adenosine injection?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Adenosine injections are used to treat fast heart beats or are used in pharmacological stress tests.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Supraventricular tachycardia 4 2
Heart rate low (bradycardia) 1 0
Tachycardia (fast heart rate) 1 0
Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 2
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Adenosine injection

Side effect Patients
Chest pain 1
Chest tightness 1
Muscle aches 1

Why patients stopped taking Adenosine injection

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Did not seem to work 2
Other 1
See all 5 patients who've stopped taking Adenosine injection


Stopped taking Adenosine injection

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 4
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Adenosine injection.