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Adenoscan

ADENOSCAN®
(adenosine) Injection

DRUG DESCRIPTION

Adenosine is an endogenous nucleoside occurring in all cells of the body. It is chemically 6amino-9-beta-D-ribofuranosyl-9-H-purine and has the following structural formula:

ADENOSCAN® (adenosine) Structural Formula Illustration

C10H13N5O4      267.24

Adenosine is a white crystalline powder. It is soluble in water and practically insoluble in alcohol.

Solubility increases by warming and lowering the pH of the solution. Each Adenoscan vial contains a sterile, non-pyrogenic solution of adenosine 3 mg/mL and sodium chloride 9 mg/mL in Water for Injection, q.s. The pH of the solution is between 4.5 and 7.5.

Last reviewed on RxList: 1/21/2014
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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