digoxin digoxin

Definition(s):

  • (n) digitalis preparation (trade name Lanoxin) used to treat congestive heart failure or cardiac arrhythmia; helps the heart beat more forcefully

Usage(s):

  • The overactive gland caused the erratic heartbeat that was corrected during a four-month course of therapy with the drugs digoxin and procainamide.

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  1. "The digoxin injection into the baby's heart is a difficult and risky procedure," said Newman. "Sella doesn't appear to be very good at it."
    on Jun 24, 2008 By: Troy Newman Source: Lifesite

  2. "When Rev. Gall died and this was the second digoxin case and our team of internal people couldn't determine what was causing this, certainly, it went through my mind that possibly someone could be doing this maliciously," says Miller.
    on Apr 4, 2004 By: Dennis Miller Source: CBS News

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