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Digitoxin

Digitoxin
(Science: chemical) a cardiac glycoside sometimes used in Place of digoxin. It has a longer half-life than digoxin; toxic effects, which are similar to those of digoxin, are longer lasting.
Pharmacological action: anti-arrhythmia agents, cardiotonic agent, enzyme inhibitors.
chemical name: Card-20(22)-enolide, 3-((O-2,6-dideoxy-beta-D-ribo-hexopyranosyl-(1-4)-O-2,6-dideoxy-beta-D-ribo-hexopyranosyl-(1-4)-2,6-dideoxy-beta-D-ribo-hexopyranosyl)oxy)-14-hydroxy-, (3beta,5beta)-


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