Adenocor

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Adenocor 6 mg/2mL Solution for injection
  • Dosage:
  • 6 mg/2mL
  • Pharmaceutical form:
  • Solution for injection
  • Units in package:
  • Vial, glass, single dose, 6 x 2ml, 12 mL
  • Class:
  • Prescription
  • Prescription type:
  • Prescription
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug
  • Manufactured by:
  • Farmak a.s.

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Adenocor 6 mg/2mL Solution for injection
    New Zealand
  • Language:
  • English

Therapeutic information

  • Therapeutic indications:
  • Adenocor is indicated for rapid conversion to a normal sinus rhythm of paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardias, including those associated with accessory bypass tracts (Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome), and as an aid to diagnosis of broad or narrow QRS complex supraventricular tachycardias, and in sensitisation of intracavity electrophysiological investigations.

Other information

Status

  • Source:
  • Medsafe - Medicines Safety Authority - New Zealand
  • Authorization number:
  • 7021
  • Authorization date:
  • 22-09-1993
  • Last update:
  • 27-09-2017

Patient Information leaflet: composition, indications, side effects, dosage, interactions, adverse reactions, pregnancy, lactation

Adenocor(R)

Adenosine

ConsumerMedicine Information (CMI)

Whatisinthisleaflet

Thisleafletanswerssome common

questionsaboutAdenocor.

Itdoesnotcontainallthe available

information.It doesnot takethe

placeoftalkingtoyourdoctoror

pharmacist.

Allmedicineshave risksand

benefits.Yourdoctorhasweighed

therisksofyou beinggiven this

medicineagainstthebenefitsthey

expectit will haveforyou.

Ifyouhaveany concernsabout

beinggiven thismedicine,askyour

doctororpharmacist.

WhatAdenocorisused

for

Adenocorisatypeofmedicineused

totreat aconditioncalled

paroxysmalsupraventricular

tachycardia (includinga condition

calledWolff-Parkinson-White

syndrome).Thisiswhen theheart

beatstoorapidly.Ifleft untreated

thiscondition can belifethreatening.

Adenocorcanalsobe usedasanaid

to doctors,to understandhowyour

heartisworking.

Adenocorworksbyslowingdown

theelectrical impulseswhichcontrol

theheartrhythm.Thisallowsthe

heart rhythmtoreturn tonormal.

Adenocorisonlygiven in hospitals.

Itisgiven toyou asan injection.

The effectofAdenocoronlylastsfor

a couple ofminutes.

Adenocorforanotherpurpose.

Askyourdoctorifyouhaveany

questionsaboutwhyithasbeen

prescribedfor you.

Thismedicineisonlyavailablewith

adoctor'sprescription.

Thismedicineisnot addictive.

Beforeyou aregiven it

When youmustnotbegiven

it

Donotreceive Adenocor ifyou

have:

*asthmaoranyotherlungdisease

*recentlyhada hearttransplant

*someotherproblemswithyour

heartorheartrhythm

*severelowblood pressure

Donotreceive Adenocor ifyouare

allergicto itoranyofthe

ingredientslisted attheend ofthis

leaflet.

Somesymptomsofanallergic

reaction includeskin rash,itching,

shortnessofbreathorswelling ofthe

face,lipsortongue,whichmaycause

difficultyinswallowingor

breathing.

Before youaregivenit

Tellyourdoctorifyouhave

allergiesto:

*anyoftheingredientslistedat

theend ofthisleaflet

*anyothermedicinesincluding

*dipyridamole

*carbamazepine

*anyothersubstances,such as

foods,preservativesor dyes.

Tellyourdoctorifyoueatordrink

largeamountsoffoodordrinks

containingcaffeine (eg.coffee,tea,

chocolateorcola).

These couldaffecthowwell

Adenocorworks.

Tellyourdoctorifyouare

pregnant.

Likemostmedicinesofthiskind,

Adenocorisnotrecommended to be

usedduring pregnancy.Yourdoctor

orpharmacistwilldiscuss therisks

andbenefitsofbeinggiven itifyou

are pregnant.

Tellyourdoctorifyouare

breastfeeding.

ItisnotknownwhetherAdenocor

passesinto breastmilk.Yourdoctor

orpharmacistwilldiscuss therisks

andbenefitsofbeinggiven itifyou

are breastfeedingorplanningto

breastfeed.

Tellyourdoctorifyouhaveor

havehad anymedicalconditions,

especiallythefollowing:

*ahistoryofheart problems

includingproblemswith your

blood pressure

*ahistoryofepilepsyorseizures

*asthmaoranyotherlungdisease

Ifyouhavenottoldyourdoctoror

pharmacistaboutany oftheabove,

tellthembefore youaregiven

Adenocor.

Takingothermedicines

Tellyourdoctororpharmacistif

youaretaking any other

medicines,includinganythatyou

buywithoutaprescription from

yourpharmacy,supermarketor

healthfoodstore.

Somemedicinesmaybe affectedby

Adenocor.Theseinclude:

*theophyllineoraminophylline,

medicinesusedtohelprelieve

breathingproblems

*dipyridamole,a medicine used

forpeoplewho havehad astroke

*carbamazepine,amedicine used

totreat epilepsyandseizures.

Thesemedicinesmaybe affectedby

Adenocor,ormayaffecthowwell it

works.Youmayneed to use

differentamountsofyourmedicine,

ortake differentmedicines.Your

doctororpharmacistwilladviseyou.

Yourdoctororpharmacisthasmore

informationonmedicinestobe

carefulwithortoavoidwhilebeing

given Adenocor.

Howitisgiven

Howmuch tobegiven

The standarddoseforthismedicine

isa seriesofinjections.

Adults:

Oneinjection (3mg).Ifthefirst

injection doesnotslowdownyour

heartratewithin 1or2minutes,one

(6 mg)ortwo (12 mg)moredoses

maybegiven.

Children:

Thereisnotenough evidenceto

recommendtheuseofthismedicine

forchildren.

Howitisgiven

Adenocorwillonly begiven toyou

Adenocorwillbegiventoyou asa

rapidinjectionovera couple of

seconds.

When toreceiveit

Do noteatordrinkfoodordrinks

containingcaffeine(eg.coffee,tea,

chocolateorcola)foratleast12

hoursbefore youreceive your

injection.

Ifyou receivetoomuch

(overdose)

AsAdenocorisgiven toyou under

thesupervisionofadoctor,it isvery

unlikely thatyouwillreceivetoo

much.

However,ifyouexperienceany

unexpectedor worryingside effects

after beinggivenAdenocor,tell

yourdoctorimmediately orgo to

AccidentandEmergencyatyour

nearesthospital,ifyou think you

havebeen given toomuch

Adenocor.

Side effects

All medicineshave some unwanted

side effects.Sometimestheyare

serious,butmostofthe time theyare

not.Yourdoctorhasweighed the

risksofusingthismedicineagainst

thebenefitsthey expectitwillhave

foryou.

Do notbealarmedby thislistof

possibleside effects.

Youmay notexperienceany ofthem.

Tellyourdoctorornurseassoon

aspossibleifyoudonotfeel well

whileyouarebeing given

Adenocor.

It helpsmost peoplewithheart

problems,butitmayhaveunwanted

side effectsina fewpeople.

Tellyourdoctorifyounoticeany

ofthefollowingandthey worry

you:

*facial flushing

*a feelingoftightnessacrossthe

chest

*nausea

*headache

*dizzinessandlightheadedness

*discomfortin thethroat,neck or

jaw

*a burning sensation

These are mildside effectsofthis

medicineandusuallyshort-lived.

Tellyour doctor or nurse

immediately ifyounoticeany of

thefollowing:

*irregularorslowheartbeat

*problemswith yourbreathing

Thesemaybe seriousside effectsof

Adenocor.You mayneedurgent

medical attention.Seriousside

effectsare uncommon.

Ifanyofthefollowinghappen,stop

receivingthismedicine andtell

yourdoctorimmediately:

*swellingoftheface,lips,mouth

orthroat,whichmay cause

difficultlyinswallowingor

breathing.

*rash,itchingorhiveson the

skin.

These are veryseriousside effects.If

you havethem,you mayhavehada

seriousallergic reactiontoAdenocor.

You mayneedurgentmedical

attention.

These side effectsare veryrare.

Tellyour doctor or nurse ifyou

noticeanythingelsethatismaking

you feelunwell.

Otherside effectsnotlistedabove

mayoccurinsome consumers.

Do notbealarmedby thislistof

possible side effects.

Youmay notexperienceany ofthem.

Askyour doctor,nurse or

pharmacistto answerany

questionsyoumay have.

Afterbeing given it

Ifyouhaveany queriesaboutany

aspectofyourmedicine,orany

questionsregardingthe

information in thisleaflet,discuss

themwith yourdoctor,nurseor

pharmacist.

Storage

Adenocorisstored inthepharmacy

orontheward.Adenocoriskeptina

cool,dryplacewhere the temperature

staysbelow25 degereesC. Notto be

refrigerated.

Productdescription

Whatitlooks like

Adenocorisa clearcolourless

solution thatcomesin aglassvial.

EachboxofAdenocorcontains6

vials.

Ingredients

Each2mLvialofAdenocor

contains:

Active Ingredient:

*adenosine 6mg

InactiveIngredients:

*sodiumchloride

*sterilewater

Adenocordoesnotcontaingluten,

sucrose,lactose,tartrazine orany

otherazodyes.

Manufacturer/Sponsor

AdenocorissuppliedinAustraliaby:

sanofi-aventisaustraliaptyltd

12-24TalaveraRoad

Adenocorissupplied inNew

Zealandby:

sanofi-aventisnewzealandlimited

Level8,JamesandWellsTower

56CawleyStreet

Ellerslie

Auckland

ThisleafletwaspreparedinJune

2013.

AustralianRegisterNumber

AUSTR49439

(R)RegisteredTrademark

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