cardiac glycoside

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Synonyms for cardiac glycoside

obtained from a number of plants and used to stimulate the heart in cases of heart failure

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oleander is an ornamental plant and can cause cardiovascular disorders due to the presence of cardiac glycosides in 45 different species of this plant, which are toxic to human and animals (MARTINEZ et al., 2007).
Cardiac glycosides primarily affect the cardiovascular, neurologic, and gastrointestinal systems.
(3,4) Contrary to cardiac glycosides, and most intravenous and oral inotropes, pimobendan does not increase myocardial oxygen consumption.
Schoner, "Endogenous cardiac glycosides, a new class of steroid hormones," European Journal of Biochemistry, vol.
Cardiac glycosides, also known as digitalis glycosides, have been used to treat heart conditions in the medical world for at least 2,000 years.
Although poisonings with cardiotoxic plants containing sodium channel activators, such as monkshood (Aconitum spp.) and death camas (Zigadenus spp.), may mimic cardiac glycoside poisoning on initial presentation with bradycardia, heart blocks, and ventricular tachydysrhythmias sodium channel activator poisonings are often accompanied by hypotension and cardiovascular collapse; are refractory to reversal with digoxin-specific Fab; and may require inotropic support, temporary cardiac pacing, or temporary cardiopulmonary bypass.
Acaricidal effects of cardiac glycosides, azadirachtin and neem oil against the camel tick, Hyalomma dromedaril (Acari: Ixodidae) .
We assessed cardiac glycoside inhibition of NKA catalytic activity in porcine cerebral cortex (PCC) tissue by measuring the release of phosphate after ATP hydrolysis as described by Qazzaz et al.
Most patients in the clinical trial supporting effectiveness, referred to as A-HeFT, received, in addition to BiDil or placebo, a loop diuretic, an angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor or an angiotensin II receptor blocker, and a beta blocker, and many also received a cardiac glycoside or an aldosterone antagonist.
The label notes that most patients were on a loop diuretic, an ACE inhibitor or an angiotensin receptor blocker, and a [beta]-blocker; many were also on a cardiac glycoside or an aldosterone antagonist.
Pleurisy root is a cardiac glycoside that has myocardial toxicity (Newall, Anderson, & Phillipson, 1996).
titrated the intensity of ACE inhibition, diuretic and cardiac glycoside usage according to either N-BNP concentrations or existing clinical acumen.
(*) A cardiac glycoside obtained from the leaves of Digitalis Iantana.