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ovine

 [o´vīn]
pertaining to, characteristic of, or derived from sheep.

o·vine

(ō'vīn),
Relating to sheep; sheeplike.
[L. ovinus, relating to a sheep]

digoxin immune FAB, ovine

a preparation of antigen-binding fragments derived from specific antidigoxin antibodies produced in sheep that have been immunized with digoxin coupled as a hapten to human serum albumin. It is used as an antidote to life-threatening digoxin and digitoxin overdose and is administered intravenously.
indications It is prescribed for the treatment of life-threatening digoxin or digitoxin toxicity.
contraindications Use of this product should be restricted to patients who are in shock or cardiac arrest or show signs of severe ventricular arrhythmias, progressive bradycardia, or potassium concentrations exceeding 5 mEq/L.
adverse effects Among reported adverse reactions are low cardiac output, congestive heart failure exacerbated by withdrawal of the inotropic effect of digoxin, rapid ventricular response caused by withdrawal of the digitalis effect, and possible hypokalemia.

ovine

pertaining to, characteristic of, or derived from sheep.

ovine atopic dermatitis
symmetrical erythema, alopecia, lichenification, excoriation on woolless areas; sporadic cases, recur each summer.
ovine balanoposthitis
see enzootic balanoposthitis.
ovine encephalomyelitis
enzootic ovine abortion
see enzootic abortion of ewes.
ovine genital campylobacteriosis
see vibrionic abortion.
infectious ovine keratoconjunctivitis
see contagious ophthalmia.
ovine interdigital dermatitis
see interdigital dermatitis.
ovine pneumonic complex
involves one or more of the following pathogens: parainfluenza 3 virus, Mycoplasma ovipneumoniae, Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida, Chlamydophila spp.
ovine progressive pneumonia
see maedi.
ovine pulmonary adenomatosis
see ovine pulmonary adenomatosis.
ovine respiratory syncytial virus
a syncytium-forming virus; the cause of pneumonia lesions in sheep.
ovine staphylococcal dermatitis
see ovine staphylococcal dermatitis.
ovine staphylococcal pyoderma
see ovine staphylococcal dermatitis.
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