Adenosine is used as a prescription-only drug for a heart condition marked by episodes of rapid heart rate (paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia). Adenosine, AMP, or ATP are also used for involuntary weight loss in people who are very ill, leg sores caused by weak blood circulation, male-pattern baldness, athletic performance, and many other conditions, but there is no good evidence to support most of these uses.
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