digoxin


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Synonyms for digoxin

digitalis preparation (trade name Lanoxin) used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia

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The clinical implications of our analysis are that, in the absence of randomized trial data showing its safety and efficacy digoxin should generally not be prescribed for patients with atrial fibrillation, particularly if symptoms can be alleviated with other treatments.
The clinical implications of our analysis are that, in the absence of randomized trial data showing its safety and efficacy, digoxin should generally not be prescribed for patients with atrial fibrillation, particularly if symptoms can be alleviated with other treatments.
The decision to use either digoxin or amiodarone was left to the duty doctor in intensive care unit.
Your friend may be referring to a study that found a link between digoxin use and an increased risk of mortality in people with atrial fibrillation (AF) and/ or congestive heart failure.
The effect of Allium cepa juice was compared with that of digoxin solution containing 50 [micro]g/ml.
On the basis of inhibition predictions, the next step was to conduct an in vivo pharmacokinetic interaction studies in rats to investigate whether SLE could perpetrate P-gp-mediated herb-drug interactions with digoxin and vincrisine in the preclinical pharmacokinetics.
The mechanism of action of digoxin lies in its ability to inhibit the sodium-potassium ATPase pump and promote sodium-calcium exchange within the myocardial cells (Ehle et al.
She was successfully treated with digoxin-specific antibody fragments, and digoxin and amiodarone were discontinued.
Charles Smith, had been hired by the hospital at the very beginning of the false digoxin poisoning theory, with an expressed desire to do autopsies on children who had died suddenly.
In a study published recently in the European Heart Journal, researchers found that digoxin, when used by patients with AF, increases the possibility of death.
The cellular membrane sodium potassium ATPase mediated synthesis of ATP in response to sunlight, electromagnetic fields and endogenous digoxin induced sodium potassium ATPase inhibition can serve as a non mitochondrial source of ATP for the purpose of cellular metabolism.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers revealed that digoxin, the active ingredient in the poisonous plant Foxglove, can enhance the body's own protective mechanism against high blood pressure and heart failure.
5,6) Digoxin is a cardiac glycoside that inhibits Na/K-ATPase, thus causing a transient increase in intracellular sodium and then an increase in calcium by way of the sodium-calcium exchange mechanism.
ISMP Canada has received a total of 414 reports involving digoxin since 2001.
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