PLEASE READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS VERY CAREFULLY AT
LEAST 24 HOURS BEFORE EXAM!
You have been scheduled for a NUCLEAR STRESS TEST
at ________ am / pm. On the day of your test please report to 160 N. Eagle
Creek Drive, Suite 307 15 minutes before your appointment time and expect
your test to take 3-4 hours.
NO FOOD, DRINK or SMOKING for 4 HOURS
before the exam.
NO CAFFEINE for 24 HOURS
before the exam. This includes any
food, drink, or medications containing caffeine: Coffee, tea, soda, chocolate, yogurts with coffee/cappuccino flavoring, NoDoz, Vivarin, diet medications, Excedrin and Anacin. Even coffee, tea and soft drinks labeled ‘caffeine free’ have caffeine! Do not drink these or your test may have to be canceled.
DO NOT TAKE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING MEDICATIONS
LISTED IN THE YELLOW BOX FOR 24 HOURS BEFORE
-Atenolol (Tenormin) -Acebutolol (Sectral) -Bystolic (Nebivolol)
-Betapace (Sotalol) -Coreg (Carvedilol)
-Inderal (Propanolol) -Labetalol
-Nadolol (Corgard) -Timolol
-Toprol -Zebeta (Bisoprolol) CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS:
-Calan -Cardizem (Diltiazem)
-Verapamil -Verelan OTHERS:
Please call your PHARMACIST with any medication questions
IF YOUR MEDICATION IS NOT LISTED IN THE YELLOW
BOX, DO NOT HOLD IT PRIOR TO THIS EXAM!
Please take all other medications as prescribed with water only!!
Bring your medications and a bottle of water with you.
Please wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Please NO shirts
with metal snaps, NO overalls, NO dresses or full slips.
Please notify scheduling if you are pregnant, breast feeding
The technologist will take you back to the Nuclear Medicine Department where the test will be explained to you. An IV will be started in a vein for the medications. There will be periods of time where you will wait between certain portions of the test. Your heart will be scanned at both rest and stress. The technologist will let you know when you can eat, drink and take your medications.
All medications for the test are patient specific and must be ordered 24 hours in advance. 24 hours notice of cancellation is required or you, the patient, will be charged a missed appointment fee of $200.00 for the unused pre-packaged medication. (This $200 fee cannot be billed to your insurance for missed appointments). I hereby acknowledge that I have read and understand the instructions and cancellation policy: ____________________________________
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