Active Ingredient(s): Regadenoson
FDA Approved: * April 10, 2008
Pharm Company: * CV THERAP
Category: Heart (Cardiac)

Regadenoson, sold under the brand name Lexiscan among others, is an A2A adenosine receptor agonist that is a coronary vasodilator that is commonly used in pharmacologic stress testing. It produces hyperemia quickly and maintains it for a duration that is useful for radionuclide myocardial perfusion imaging.[1] The selective nature of the drug makes it preferable to other stress agents such as adenosine, which are less selective and therefore cause more side-effects. Regadenoso... [wikipedia]

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Dosage List

Lexiscan .08 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Solution
NDC: 0469-6501
Astellas Pharma Us, Inc.

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