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.
Cardiac glycosides primarily affect the cardiovascular, neurologic, and gastrointestinal systems.
11] basil aqueous extracts to contain saponins, tanins and cardiac glycosides.
Toxicity may occur after consuming teas brewed from plant parts or after consuming leaves, flowers or seeds from plants containing cardiac glycosides.
Bufalin, a member of cardiac glycoside family, was previously shown to induce ROS and SAPK/JNK pathway activation in human colon cancer cells (Xie et al.
3,4) Contrary to cardiac glycosides, and most intravenous and oral inotropes, pimobendan does not increase myocardial oxygen consumption.
Cardiac glycoside toxicity: More than 200 years and counting.
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) .
This finding is particularly exciting because specific up-regulation of a proapoptotic factor, FasL, by a cardiac glycoside has not previously been described.
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.