Treating supraventricular tachycardia, a certain type of irregular heartbeat. It may also be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor. Adenosine is an antiarrhythmic. It works by slowing the electrical conduction in the heart, slowing heart rate, or normalizing heart rhythm.
Adenosine is the synthetic version of the naturally-occurring adenosine found in all of the cells present in the human body. Adenosine belongs to the class of drugs known as adenosine receptor agonist. Adenosine can be used to treat various diseases like supraventricular tachycardia, paroxysmal tachycardia, Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome and specific types of irregular heartbeats.