Drug interactions between Adenoscan and Lexiscan
Interactions between your drugs
- Adenoscan is in the following drug classes: cardiac stressing agents, group V antiarrhythmics.
- Adenoscan is used to treat the following conditions:
- Lexiscan is a member of the drug class cardiac stressing agents.
- Lexiscan is used to treat the following conditions:
Drug and food interactions
Applies to: Adenoscan (adenosine)
Adenosine is used for heart imaging in the hospital or clinic setting. Caffeine should be avoided for 12 to 24 hours before adenosine administration. Avoid drinks, foods, or diet pills that contain caffeine, such as coffee, tea, cola, and chocolate. Taking a stimulant together with adenosine can increase your risk of unpleasant side effects.
Applies to: Lexiscan (regadenoson)
Caffeine may interfere with the effects of regadenoson. You should avoid caffeine-containing products for at least 12 hours before an imaging procedure involving regadenoson.
Therapeutic duplication warnings
Therapeutic duplication is the use of more than one medicine from the same drug category or therapeutic class to treat the same condition. This can be intentional in cases where drugs with similar actions are used together for demonstrated therapeutic benefit. It can also be unintentional in cases where a patient has been treated by more than one doctor, or had prescriptions filled at more than one pharmacy, and can have potentially adverse consequences.
Cardiac stressing agents
The recommended maximum number of medicines in the 'cardiac stressing agents' category to be taken concurrently is usually one. Your list includes two medicines belonging to the 'cardiac stressing agents' category:
- adenosine (active ingredient in Adenoscan (adenosine))
- regadenoson (active ingredient in Lexiscan (regadenoson))
Note: The benefits of taking this combination of medicines may outweigh any risks associated with therapeutic duplication. This information does not take the place of talking to your doctor. Always check with your healthcare provider to determine if any adjustments to your medications are needed.
Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.|
|No information available.|
Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.
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