To use Lexiscan properly, you must follow all instructions given by your doctor.
Regadenoson is injected into a vein through an IV. A healthcare provider will give you this injection.
After Regadenoson is injected, you will be given other intravenous (IV) medications that allow blood vessels to be seen more clearly on the radiologic examination.
Your breathing, blood pressure, oxygen levels, and other vital signs will be watched closely during your stress test.
4 Precautions to Take
Before using Lexiscan, there are some precautions you must take.
Regadenoson may cause severe allergic reactions which can be life-threatening. Inform your doctor immediately if you start having rash, itching, fainting, palpitation and swelling of hand, face or mouth.
It increases the risk of heart failure, stroke in a patient who has a history of heart diseases. Inform your doctor immediately if you feel chest pain, discomfort, nausea, pain in arm, jaws, neck occur.
5 Potential Side Effects
As with many medications, there are several potential side effects associated with Lexiscan. Some people may experience none or minor side effects.
Consult with your doctor if they become problematic or frequent.
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