cardiac glycoside


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cardiac glycoside

n.
Any of several glycosides obtained chiefly from plant sources such as the foxglove, used medicinally to increase the force of contraction of heart muscle and to regulate heartbeats.
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Noun1.cardiac glycoside - obtained from a number of plants and used to stimulate the heart in cases of heart failure
steroid - any of several fat-soluble organic compounds having as a basis 17 carbon atoms in four rings; many have important physiological effects
digitalin, digitalis, digitalis glycoside - a powerful cardiac stimulant obtained from foxglove
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2) Conventional therapy for congestive heart failure includes diuretics and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, which are combined on occasion with a cardiac glycoside.
One's a cardiac glycoside used in heart failure while the other's a period of artistic style from 17th century Rome.
Also Cardiac glycoside was found to have a acaricidal effect against larva and adult stages of the camel tick (21).
Acute yellow oleander (Thevetia peruviana) poisoning: cardiac arrhythmias, electrolyte disturbances, and serum cardiac glycoside concentrations on presentation to hospital.
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.
titrated the intensity of ACE inhibition, diuretic and cardiac glycoside usage according to either N-BNP concentrations or existing clinical acumen.
Acid detoxification resulted in reduction in the cardiac glycoside content from 4.
Cardiac glycoside are the most important toxic compounds of the oleander.
AqE] with well-known cardiotonics, isoproterenol (ISO), a [beta]-adrenergic agonist, and ouabain (Ouab), a cardiac glycoside for the underlying mechanism, efficacy and safety.