17 PATIENT COUNSELING INFORMATION
- Advise patients that they may be at increased risk of fatal and nonfatal heart attacks, abnormal heart rhythms, cardiac arrest, heart block, significant increase or decrease in blood pressure, bronchoconstriction, hypersensitivity reactions, seizures, or cerebrovascular accidents with the use of adenosine injection [see Warnings and Precautions (5.1 to 5.9)].
- Advise patients with COPD or asthma to discuss their respiratory history with their clinician before scheduling a myocardial perfusion imaging study with adenosine injection [see Warnings and Precautions (5.3)].
- Methylxanthines have the potential to impact the effects of adenosine injection. Instruct patients to avoid consumption of any products containing methylxanthines, including caffeinated coffee, tea or other caffeinated beverages, caffeine-containing drug products, aminophylline, and theophylline prior to the myocardial perfusion imaging study. Question patients about a history of seizures [see Warnings and Precautions (5.6), Drug Interactions (7.1), and Overdosage (10)].
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