Cardiac Stress Test Using Medicine

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Medicine will be used to stress your heart instead of exercise. This medicine will temporarily increase your heart rate and/or open up (dilate) the heart arteries. This test may show evidence of blockages in the heart arteries when the heart is stressed.

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