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Condition: Medication to Aid Study of the Blood Flow in the Heart
2/26/2013 2:42:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
it was hard to breathe during the test and very uncomfortable. i read the reviews before taking test. i got a little stomack pain and minor headacke but it all went away quickly except the breathing part. i did not like the way it made me feel very scary. for me. no vomiting or diarriera yet.

Condition: Medication to Aid Study of the Blood Flow in the Heart
2/16/2013 5:03:49 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Went in to have this done, was a bit scared because of the reviews. I did great, piece of cake! Mild headache, but went away right away. Whoever thinks this is tough is a whimp! lol, seriously it was nothing. The dentist is by far worse

Condition: Medication to Aid Study of the Blood Flow in the Heart
1/22/2013 6:25:37 PM

Reviewer: vader922, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was not expecting any problems so was shocked when I suddenly could not breathe. The not being able to breathe was the worst. The staff even seemed panicky. I also had chest pains, leg pains, stomach cramps, and dizziness. I got diarrhea almost immediately and have had worsening diarhea as the day has progressed after coming home. Heart palpitations are almost non stop since coming home. I hope ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Medication to Aid Study of the Blood Flow in the Heart
12/27/2012 4:04:12 PM

Reviewer: jujumine, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i trust my cardiologist, and i am a heart patient ,we did this test in place of a walking stress test....he said that about 20% of patients react to it...it made me very short of breath as soon as it was injected,,, the shortness of breath subsided as soon as i had some coffee,,,other friends who have had this test done say nothing happened

Condition: Medication to Aid Study of the Blood Flow in the Heart
12/2/2012 2:10:38 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Test went ok, but severe stomach pain began about an hour after test was done. Four hours after test, I was about to call an ambulance it hurt so much. Hubby gave me a max-strength Zantac and club soda, and the pain slowly subsided. Then the vomiting and diarrhea started. Two days later, I'm still having lots of nausea, loose bowels, occasionally light-headed. Feel awful. This will stop soon.. ... Show Full Comment

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