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Relating to or marked by vagotonia.
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(va?go-to'ne-a) [? + Gr. tonos, tension]
Hyperirritability of the parasympathetic nervous system. See: sympatheticotoniavagotonic, adjective
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Because overexcited sympathetic function plays an important role in ischemic heart disease, the vagotonic stimulation of administrated acetylcholinesterase inhibitors might also provide beneficial effects [22].
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Although digoxin has prominent vagotonic effects, it is not very effective in decreasing the heart rate in the presence of enhanced sympathetic drive.