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digoxin:

see digitalisdigitalis
, any of several chemically similar drugs used primarily to increase the force and rate of heart contractions, especially in damaged heart muscle. The effects of the drug were known as early as 1500 B.C.
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digoxin

[dī′gäk·sən]
(organic chemistry)
C41H64O14 A crystalline steroid obtained from a foxglove leaf (Digitalis lanata); similar to digitalis in pharmacological effects.
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This is done through antibody treatment with digoxin immune Fab (Digibind, DigiFab) (Kee et al., 2012).
13 December 2011 - Canadian speciality pharmaceutical firm Paladin Labs Inc (TSX:PLB) said on Monday it had kicked off sales in Canada of DigiFab Digoxin Immune Fab (Ovine), which is intended to treat life-threatening or potentially lethal digoxin toxicity or overdose.
WASHINGTON -- Digoxin Immune Fab (DIF), a polyclonal fragmented antibody marketed for the treatment of digoxin toxicity, appears to improve renal function in women with severe preeclampsia, based on results of the first known study to show pharmacologic benefit for a drug that protects end-organ function in preeclamptic patients.
(8.) Digibind[R] digoxin immune Fab (ovine) product information.