Nuclear Stress Test Instructions

DATE: __________________________________
TIME: _____________________________________
LOCATION:
Utah Cardiology, 444 W Bourne Circle #200, Farmington, UT
PHONE:
(801) 776-0174

IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO KEEP THIS APPOINTMENT OR HAVE QUESTIONS, PLEASE CALL US BEFORE 4:30PM ON THE BUSINESS DAY BEFORE YOUR TEST.

PLEASE READ AND FOLLOW ALL LISTED BELOW:
  1. Nothing to eat or drink after midnight.
  2. NO CAFFEINE products 24 hours prior to test (i.e. coffee (including decaf), sodas, tea, chocolate, Fioricet, Anacin, Excedrin, etc.), or other items such as alcohol and cigarettes.
  3. Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes. Please no 1-piece dresses or jumper style suits.
  4. Please DO NOT apply lotion to your chest the day of your test.
  5. This test takes approximately 3 hours to complete. Please be aware that family members or friends will not be allowed to wait in the testing area.
  6. Please DO NOT take your daily oral medications unless instructed otherwise by your doctor. Please DO NOT take Aminophylline or Theophylline within 24 hours of your test.
  7. Medications you MAY take morning of exam: Inhalers, chronic pain medications (Lortab, Morphine, Percocet etc). DO NOT take them if they contain caffeine.

FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE ABOVE INSTRUCTIONS MAY REQUIRE THAT WE RESCHEDULE YOUR TEST