denosine is a chemical that is present in all human cells. ATP is used under the tongue to increase physical energy. It is also given intravenously for treating acute kidney failure, multiple organ failure, high blood pressure in lung arteries, cystic fibrosis, lung cancer, weight loss associated with cancer, and controlling blood pressure during anesthesia and surgery. It is also used for cardiac stress tests. Healthcare providers give adenosine intravenously for treating surgical pain and nerve pain, pulmonary hypertension, and certain types of irregular heartbeat.
· Treating certain kinds of irregular heartbeat (as a prescription-only intravenous medicine).
· Treating weight loss in people with advanced cancer. Intravenous ATP seems to improve appetite, food intake, and quality of life in people with advanced non-small-cell lung cancer and other tumors.
· Wounds, usually in the legs, due to poor circulation (venous stasis ulcers). Intramuscular AMP might relieve fluid retention, itchiness, swelling and redness due to venous stasis ulcers.