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Cardiac Glycosides and Antiarrhythmic Drugs:- PPT / PDF


Cardiac Glycosides and Antiarrhythmic Drugs
• • Review inotropic, chronotropic and dromotropic effects of
cardiovascular drugs.
• Describe the therapeutic effects and therapeutic uses of digoxin.
• Discuss digitalization.
• Discuss the signs and symptoms of early moderate and severe digoxin toxicity.
• Describe the nursing care related to digoxin toxicity.
• Discuss pharmacological management of arrhythmias.
• Discuss nursing implication in relation to antiarrhythmic drugs.
• Calculate the drug dosage accurately while administering oral and parenteral medication
• What is a failing Heart ???
• Cardioactive glycosides
• Specific Drugs
• What is digoxin?
• Foxglove
• Mechanisms of action
• Digoxin
• Properties of digoxin
• Pharmacokinetics
• Digitalization
• Drug Interactions
• Therapeutic Uses of Digitalis Compounds
• Adverse Reactions/Side Effects
• Contraindication/Precautions
• Use Cautiously in
• Digoxin Toxicity
• Nursing care related to digoxin toxicity

  • Subject:- Pharmacology
  • Course:- B.pharm (pharmacy),
  • Semester:- 5th sem , sem :- 5

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