Trade name: Carnosin
Strength: 3 mg per ml
Active ingredient: Adenosine
Category: Nucleoside (antiarrhythmic)
Pregnancy category: Adenosine belongs to US FDA pregnancy category C (Risk cannot be ruled out).
Uses: Carnosin injection is used to treat irregular heartbeat.
How to use: Carnosin injection is given by health care provider at doctors office.
Side Effects: Dizziness, Headache, sweating, heart pounding, low blood pressure, nausea, metallic taste, flushing, lightheadedness, sleep problems, coughing, Shortness of breath and anxiety
Dosage: 6 mg given as a rapid IV bolus over 1–2 seconds. if no result within 1–2 mins, may give 12mg; can be repeated another 12 mg. Maximum dose at once is 12 mg.
Written by: : www.healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: July 20 th, 2016
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