Cardiac Glycosides (Digitoxin and Digoxin) are class of organic compounds that increase the output force of the heart and decrease its rate of contractions. They’re Clinical used for the treatments of congestive heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias; however, their relative toxicity prevents them from being widely used.
|Digitalis Mnemonics by MedicosIdeas|
- Metabolized by the liver.
- Large volume of distribution because it binds to extravascular proteins
- Eliminated in the urine.
- Faster onset of action.
Mechanism Of Action: Digitalis
Adverse effects of Digitalis ( Digitalis toxicity ) Mnemonics.
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