Pharmaceutical Stress Testing
What is a pharmaceutical stress testing?
Pharmaceutical stress testing is when your doctor has determined to stress your heart by medicine instead of using exercise. The medicine, either Dobutamine, Adenosine or Persantine, will help determine if your heart is getting an adequate amount of blood, to function your body properly.
Are there any special preparations for this test?
There are several preparations for this test. It is extremely important that you check with your physician prior to the test to determine what medication he/she does not want you to take as well as any further instructions.