Avatar universal

nuclear stress test

can he have
two cups decaf coffee, seven hours prior to taking test.  
4 Responses
Sort by: Helpful Oldest Newest
612551 tn?1450022175
Your doctor should have told you what limitations apply.  I don't recall as it has been a while, but I have had several tests over the years and can say the only dietary restrictions I recall was during the hour or so I was released to have a light lunch before a final scan.   That is to say I able to have a light lunch during the testing period.
Helpful - 0
63984 tn?1385437939
I don't think so, you can't be certain the decaf is 100% caffeine free.  Any trace of caffeine will act to neutralize the test.
Helpful - 0
212161 tn?1599427282
Helpful - 0
553283 tn?1409694311
Emphatically NO.Period. NO.
Helpful - 0
Have an Answer?

You are reading content posted in the Heart Disease Community

Top Heart Disease Answerers
159619 tn?1538180937
Salt Lake City, UT
11548417 tn?1506080564
Learn About Top Answerers
Didn't find the answer you were looking for?
Ask a question
Popular Resources
Is a low-fat diet really that heart healthy after all? James D. Nicolantonio, PharmD, urges us to reconsider decades-long dietary guidelines.
Can depression and anxiety cause heart disease? Get the facts in this Missouri Medicine report.
Fish oil, folic acid, vitamin C. Find out if these supplements are heart-healthy or overhyped.
Learn what happens before, during and after a heart attack occurs.
What are the pros and cons of taking fish oil for heart health? Find out in this article from Missouri Medicine.
How to lower your heart attack risk.