By Liv Storstein (auth.), Professor Dr. med. Kurt Greeff (eds.)
The pharmacokinetics of digitalis glycosides were the topic of in depth re view (IISALO, 1977; ARONSON, 1980; PERRIER et ai., 1977). examine on glycoside kinetics has advanced at a quick speed, requiring carrying on with reevaluation of the nation of our realizing of this challenge. the current article specializes in the impact of disorder states (renal, gastrointestinal, thyroid, and cardiac) at the absorption, distribution, and clearance of a couple of digitalis glycosides. proof is seriously reviewed, and interpreted with appreciate to attainable scientific implications. A. Renal Insufficiency I. Strophanthin Strophanthin disposition in renal failure has been evaluated in just experiences. KRAMER et ai. (1970) decided an removing half-life of 14 h in normals as com pared to 60 h in anuric sufferers. comparable effects have been stated by means of BRASS and Pm LIPPS (1970) utilizing tritiated strophanthin. they discovered a half-life worth of 18 h in fit participants in comparison to sixty eight h in anuric sufferers. The findings in actual fact in dicate that the removal half-life of strophanthin is lengthy in renal failure.
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