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Condition: Medication to Aid Study of the Blood Flow in the Heart
10/4/2014 1:14:24 AM

Reviewer: Previously Healthy, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My doctor wanted this test as a baseline. I do aerobics so was surprised that I wasn't allowed to use the treadmill. My legs felt weak soon after Lexiscan was injected & I got a headache. Both disappeared within 15 mins. However, a day or two later I started with heart vibrations, particularly at night, & an extremely loud heart beat. I got no sleep at all. My doctor has given me an ev ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Medication to Aid Study of the Blood Flow in the Heart
9/6/2014 2:46:37 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
hard to breathe,felt very bad like i was going to die. but did not..as the med was leaving my system i was going unconscious and the techs were panicked and yelling for me to keep my eyes open.

Condition: Medication to Aid Study of the Blood Flow in the Heart
8/18/2014 9:02:21 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I made a mistake and read the reviews before my stress test w/lexiscan!!! dont read them!! it went pretty easy!! altho my heart raced and was short of breath and my chest tightened, it was only for a couple minutes. the only side effect was a headache and a little tired. no nausea, no upset stomach. if you had a heart attack or something severe happen it was because it was already there. Not ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Medication to Aid Study of the Blood Flow in the Heart
7/10/2014 6:35:27 PM

Reviewer: Middle aged lady, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had this procedure done today and had no side effects. Do not read all the scary reviews. It was a snap. I felt nothing.

Condition: Medication to Aid Study of the Blood Flow in the Heart
6/27/2014 12:00:51 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was given a stress test using lexiscan. For the next few days I had spells of dizziness that made it hard to work. Since then I have had chest pain I didn't have before and a very odd feeling in my chest a few times a day. I wish now I had not done the test the Dr. recommended. He got more useful info from my blood test and calcium score than the nuclear stress test and I am afraid t ... Show Full Comment

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