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    Condition: Having a Rapid Heart Action - Supraventricular Tachycardia
    10/8/2015 1:43:57 PM

    Reviewer: yvon, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    This drug has to be administered in an ER or by an EMT, since it is introvenous injection. Works instantly.

    Condition: Having a Rapid Heart Action - Supraventricular Tachycardia
    12/5/2014 8:28:54 AM

    Reviewer: Axslinger, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Woke up at 2AM with SVT. Drove myself to ER. They hit me with adenosine and almost instantly my heart rate was down to 70 BPM. As a side note, I was informed by my cardiologist, when that happens, if you bear down like you're taking a bowel movement and hold it, it can stop the SVT. And by golly, I had to try it once and it worked! Saved a trip to the ER.

    Condition: Having a Rapid Heart Action - Supraventricular Tachycardia
    5/2/2010 9:23:52 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Heart started racing out of nowhere? Husband took me to the ER. BPM's were over 200. And, I am 29 weeks pregnant. When they gave me the Adenosine in my IV, it was a matter of seconds. You felt a funny feeling through your body for about 15 seconds. Other than that, it definitely worked for me!!

    Condition: Having a Rapid Heart Action - Supraventricular Tachycardia
    2/6/2010 12:05:10 AM

    Reviewer: 25-34 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    I received this drug IV in an ER dept when I noted to have a very high, pounding heartrate. My pulse when I got to the ER dept was 158bpm and it was causing me to have chest pressure, dizziness, and short of breath. I had never experienced this before and I am a healthy 30 year old female. When the vasovagal maneuvers didn't work they had to give me 3 doses of Adensoine and it gave me the wors ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Having a Rapid Heart Action - Supraventricular Tachycardia
    1/7/2010 2:12:54 PM

    Reviewer: bzmomof2, 35-44 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 received this drug via IV in the ER. Heart was 160 beats per minute. Worked very quickly less than 10 seconds rhythm fell to 100 bpm. It felt as if I was in an elevator going down fast. I did not have any reactions afterwards.

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