By Liv Storstein (auth.), Professor Dr. med. Kurt Greeff (eds.)
The pharmacokinetics of digitalis glycosides were the topic of intensive re view (IISALO, 1977; ARONSON, 1980; PERRIER et ai., 1977). learn on glycoside kinetics has improved at a swift speed, requiring carrying on with reevaluation of the nation of our realizing of this challenge. the current article makes a speciality of the influence of disorder states (renal, gastrointestinal, thyroid, and cardiac) at the absorption, distribution, and clearance of a few digitalis glycosides. proof is seriously reviewed, and interpreted with admire to attainable scientific implications. A. Renal Insufficiency I. Strophanthin Strophanthin disposition in renal failure has been evaluated in just reports. KRAMER et ai. (1970) decided an removing half-life of 14 h in normals as com pared to 60 h in anuric sufferers. related effects have been said by way of BRASS and Pm LIPPS (1970) utilizing tritiated strophanthin. they discovered a half-life worth of 18 h in fit participants compared to sixty eight h in anuric sufferers. The findings basically in dicate that the removing half-life of strophanthin is lengthy in renal failure.
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