Lexiscan Nuclear Stress Test

The purpose of this test is to evaluate the blood supply to the heart muscle.

  • It is absolutely necessary to avoid ALL caffeinated items for the entire day prior to the test.
  •  No solid food for four hours before the test.
  • Please come well-hydrated.
  •  Take your regular BLOOD PRESSURE medication the morning of your stress test unless advised differently by your physician.
  • Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes.
  • Bring a light snack with you. Once the stress portion of the test is completed, you may eat.