lanoxin lanoxin

Definition(s):

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

News

  1. Bacterial blockade: How gut microbes can inactivate cardiac drugs

    Researchers have identified a pair of genes which appear to be responsible for allowing a specific strain of bacteria in the human gut to break down Lanoxin -- a widely prescribed cardiac drug -- into an inactive compound, as well as a possible way to turn the process off.
    on July 26, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Bacterial blockade

    ( Harvard University ) Harvard researchers have identified a pair of genes which appear to be responsible for allowing a specific strain of bacteria in the human gut to break down Lanoxin -- a widely prescribed cardiac drug -- into an inactive compound, as well as a possible way to turn the process off.
    on July 26, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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