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Indications for the measurement of plasma digoxin concentrations.

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The criteria which a drug must fulfil before it can be said that it may be worthwhile making regular plasma concentration measurements of that drug in monitoring therapy are described in this article. In particular, these criteria are discussed in relation to digoxin. The criteria completely fulfilled by digoxin are that it has a low toxic: therapeutic ratio, that there is a poor relationship between dose and plasma digoxin concentration, that the signs and symptoms of digitalis toxicity may ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Primary Care Health Sciences
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Volume:
26
Issue:
3
Pages:
230-242
Publication date:
1983-09-01
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ISSN:
0012-6667
Language:
English
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pubs:322100
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uuid:6935480e-7fa0-4bc5-a09e-c5cfdcf52e0c
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pubs:322100
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322100
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2012-12-19

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