digitalis glycoside


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digitalis glycoside

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After more than 200 years of clinical use, the efficacy and safety of digitalis glycosides in all degrees of CHF remain controversial.
Risk factors for injurious falls: Among men there were positive associations between injurious falls and older age, absence of the Achilles reflex, absence of the quadriceps reflex, muscle weakness in the inferior extremities (iliopsoas, tibialis anterior, tibialis posterior and peroneal muscles), gait disturbances and the use of long-acting benzodiazepines, digitalis glycosides, calcium blockers and anti-inflammatory drugs (Table I).
Both digitalis glycosides and -blockers slow atrioventricular conduction and decrease heart rate.