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How does the drug digitalis worked?

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Dr. Simon Kimm
Urology
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In brief: Intracellular Ca2+

Digitalis has several complex mechanisms of action.
By increasing the concentration of calcium ions in the cells of the heart, the force of contraction of the heart muscle is increased, heart rate decreased, and heart efficiency improved.

In brief: Intracellular Ca2+

Digitalis has several complex mechanisms of action.
By increasing the concentration of calcium ions in the cells of the heart, the force of contraction of the heart muscle is increased, heart rate decreased, and heart efficiency improved.
Dr. Simon Kimm
Dr. Simon Kimm
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