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Adenosine and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There are 3 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with adenosine.


Adenosine Caffeine

Moderate Drug Interaction

Ask your doctor before using adenosine together with caffeine. Using these medications together can decrease the effects of adenosine. It is recommended that caffeine including caffeine be avoided for 12 to 24 hours before adenosine administration. You may need a dose adjustment or special test if you use both medications. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Adenosine Nicotine

Minor Drug Interaction

Information for this minor interaction is available on the professional version.


Adenosine Food

Moderate Food Interaction

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.

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Adenosine drug interactions

There are 216 drug interactions with adenosine.

Adenosine disease interactions

There are 3 disease interactions with adenosine which include:

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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor 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.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.