Adenosine is an endogenous nucleoside occurring in all cells of the body. It
is chemically 6amino-9-beta-D-ribofuranosyl-9-H-purine and has the following
Adenosine is a white crystalline powder. It is soluble in water and practically
insoluble in alcohol. Solubility increases by warming and lowering the pH of
Each Adenoscan vial contains a sterile, non-pyrogenic solution of adenosine
3 mg/mL and sodium chloride 9 mg/mL in Water for Injection, q.s. The pH of the
solution is between 4.5 and 7.5.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/7/2011
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