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Regadenoson (Lexiscan)

Also known as Lexiscan

Regadenoson (INN, code named CVT-3146) is an A2A adenosine receptor agonist that is a coronary vasodilator. It produces maximal hyperemia quickly and maintains it for an optimal duration that is practical for radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed regadenoson to treat sharp chest pain, coronary atherosclerosis, shortness of breath, and chest tightness.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take regadenoson if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions

Significant Interactions

What side effects are related?

Patients taking regadenoson most commonly experience side effects like headache, arrhythmia, and atrial fibrillation.

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