Adenosine

Indications


Contraindications


Pharmacology

  • Adenosine Receptor Agonist: brief AV nodal blockade

Administration

  • IV: 6 mg IV rapid bolus -> if ineffective, 12 mg IV rapid bolus
    • Results in brief AV nodal blockade
      • Terminates AV Nodal Reentry Tachycardia
      • Reveals Underlying Atrial Flutter Waves

Adverse Effects

Pulmonary Adverse Effects

Other Adverse Effects

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References

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