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Digoxin vs. Digitoxin — What's the Difference?

Digoxin vs. Digitoxin

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Digoxin

Digoxin, sold under the brand name Lanoxin among others, is a medication used to treat various heart conditions. Most frequently it is used for atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and heart failure.
May 01, 2022

Digitoxin

Digitoxin is a cardiac glycoside. It is a phytosteroid and is similar in structure and effects to digoxin (though the effects are longer-lasting).
May 01, 2022

Digoxin

A poisonous compound present in the foxglove and other plants. It is a steroid glycoside and is used in small doses as a cardiac stimulant.
May 01, 2022

Digitoxin

A highly active glycoside, C41H64O13, derived from digitalis and prescribed in the treatment of certain cardiac conditions.
May 01, 2022

Digoxin

A cardiac glycoside, C41H64O14, obtained from the leaves of a foxglove, Digitalis lanata, with pharmacological effects similar to digitalis.
May 01, 2022
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Digitoxin

(organic compound) A toxic cardiac glycoside, obtained from digitalis, related to cardenolide.
May 01, 2022

Digoxin

A poisonous compound present in the foxglove (Digitalis lanata) and other plants. It is a steroid glycoside and is used in small doses as a cardiac stimulant.
May 01, 2022

Digitoxin

A steroid glycoside, one of the cardiotonic chemical substances which is extracted from the foxglove. It is a white, crystalline substance (C41H64O13), and is a 3-substituted triglucoside of a steroid, related structurally to digitalin and digoxin. It is used as a cardiotonic for treatment of certain heart conditions, such as congestive heart failure. Chemically it is (3
May 01, 2022

Digoxin

A steroid glycoside, one of the cardiotonic chemical substances which is extracted from the foxglove. It is a white, crystalline substance (C41H64O14), and is a 3-substituted triglucoside of a steroid, related structurally to digitalin and digitoxin. It is used as a cardiotonic for treatment of certain heart conditions, such as congestive heart failure. Chemically it is (3
May 01, 2022

Digitoxin

Digitalis preparation used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia
May 01, 2022

Digoxin

Digitalis preparation (trade name Lanoxin) used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia; helps the heart beat more forcefully
May 01, 2022

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