Cardiac glycosides are organic compounds containing a glycoside (sugar) that
act on the contractile force of the cardiac muscle. Because of their potency in ...
Digitalis Glycosides Drug Information from Drugs.com. Includes Digitalis
Glycosides side effects, interactions and indications.
Cardiac glycosides represent a family of compounds that are derived from the
foxglove plant (Digitalis purpurea). The therapeutic benefits of digitalis were first ...
Oct 9, 2015 ... Cardiac glycosides are medicines for treating heart failure and certain irregular
heartbeats. Cardiac glycoside overdose occurs when someone ...
The digitalis glycosides are potent cardiovascular drugs with a low therapeutic
index and a high incidence of iatrogenic complications. Digoxin is the most ...
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interactions. Therapeutic uses. The essential therapeutic use of digoxin which is
Cardiac glycosides include digoxin, digitoxin, digitalis and ouabain. Of these,
only digoxin is in regular use in the UK. Prescribing digoxin is not difficult, ...
a genus of herbs. D. lana´ta yields digoxin and lanatoside and D. purpu´rea, the
purple foxglove, has leaves that are a source of digitalis.
Dec 29, 2016 ... Cardiac glycosides are found in a diverse group of plants including Digitalis
purpurea and Digitalis lanata (foxgloves), Nerium oleander ...
Oct 26, 2016 ... The rational use of digitalis glycosides in the treatment of (systolic) CHF began
with the published work of William Withering (1741-1799), ...