digitoxin digitoxin

Definition(s):

  • (n) digitalis preparation used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia

Usage(s):

  • If a patient is on digitoxin, one of the digitalis products, and then uses barbiturates for a while, his heart-medicine dosage should be checked, and possibly adjusted, twice.
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