Metabolism of Digoxin

Cardiac Glycosides – Digoxin Toxicity

Cardiac glycosides are positive inotropic tonic drugs prescribed for heart failure, they increase the contractile force of the myocardium by increasing the concentration of calcium in the myocardial cell, and block the Na+, K+ -ATPase, or the Na+ pump. Properties Cardiac glycosides are glucoside drugs of natural origin extracted from various species like scilla, strophanthus, […]

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Hydroxychloroquine HCQ

Hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), is an aminoquinoline used for the prevention and treatment of uncomplicated malaria (caused by P. falciparum, P. malariae, P. ovale, or P. vivax) in areas where malaria is vulnerable to chloroquine. Other applications may include the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, and porphyria cutanea tarda. It is taken by mouth. HCQ is being […]

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Salicylic Acid

Dermatological Agent, Analgesic Synonyms. Acido Ortóxibenzoico; Acidum Salicylicum; Salizylsäure. Proprietary names. It is an ingredient of many proprietary preparations—see Martindale, The complete drug reference, 33rd Edn, London, Pharmaceutical Press, 2002. 2-Hydroxybenzoic acid C7H6O3=138.1 CAS—69–72–7 Colourless, feathery crystals or a white crystalline powder. M.p. 159°. Soluble 1 in about 550 of water, 1 in about 4 […]

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