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- What other names is Adenosine known by?
- What is Adenosine?
- How does Adenosine work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Are there any interactions with medications?
- Dosing considerations for Adenosine.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Not enough is known about the use of adenosine during pregnancy and breast-feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Gout: ATP can raise the level of uric acid in the blood stream and in the urine, and this might trigger a case of gout. Gout causes red, hot, tender, swollen joints. The joint that is most often affected is at the base of the big toe.
Heart disease: ATP can cause reduced blood flow to the heart and chest pain. It might worsen symptoms in patients with heart diseases such as chest pain and heart attack.
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