digitoxin


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digitalis preparation used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia

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Cytotoxicity of digitoxin and related cardiac glycosides in human tumor cells.
Think of foxglove, a toxic plant, source of digitoxin and a powerful heart drug.
Foxgloves Grown for heart drugs digitoxin and digoxin.
By the early 20th century, the active ingredients, digitoxin and digoxin were isolated, making standardized preparations readily available.
Even today, no more effective drug for treating heart failure exists than digitalis, although we now call its active constituents digoxin and digitoxin.
The hospitalizations involved episodes of congestive heart failure, hypertension management, digitoxin toxicity, pericarditis, and myocardial infarction.
Verglcichende Studien uber Wirkungen eines Crataegus-Extraktes, ven Digitoxin, Dikgoxin and y-Strophanthin am isolierten Warmbluterherzen.
His regular medications were digitoxin, isosorbid-5-mononitrate, allopurinol, ranitidine, flavonoid, diosmin and phenprocoumon.
Stability of digoxin and digitoxin in specimens collected in blood collection tubes containing serum separator gels.
Some contain digitoxin which has been used in the treatment of heart conditions since the 18th century, when an English physician identified it in a herbal remedy prepared by a Shropshire woman.
Negative controls showed only weak blush of colloid and no staining of epithelium in the digitoxin detection system.
Among those we would not have without plants are morphine, which comes from the opium poppy, the heart drug digitoxin, which comes from the foxglove, and the cancer drug, vincristine, which comes from periwinkles.
One case of Torsade de Pointes ("twisting of the points" on an ECG) associated with Avelox was reported in an 83-year-old female patient in an intensive care unit, the cause of which was unclear because of the presence of multiple predisposing factors, including underlying sick sinus syndrome, use of a cardiac pacemaker, underlying coronary heart disease, hypokalemia, and elevated levels of serum digitoxin.
This application claims methods and dosage forms using a low dose of digoxin or digitoxin in patients suffering from reduced creatinine clearance, renal insufficiency or chronic renal failure, and concomitant cardiovascular disease.