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Cardiotonic agent

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Description of Cardiotonic agent

Cardiotonic agent: agents that have a strengthening effect on the heart or that can increase cardiac output.
Source: CRISP

Cardiotonic agent: Agents that have a strengthening effect on the heart or that can increase cardiac output. They may be CARDIAC GLYCOSIDES; SYMPATHOMIMETICS; or other drugs. They are used after MYOCARDIAL INFARCT; CARDIAC SURGICAL PROCEDURES; in SHOCK; or in congestive heart failure (HEART FAILURE, CONGESTIVE).
Source: MeSH 2007

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Terms Similar to Cardiotonic agent:

  • Cardiac Stimulants
  • Cardioprotective Agents
  • Inotropic Agents, Positive Cardiac
  • Myocardial Stimulants

Source - MeSH 2007

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Source - CRISP

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Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Cardiotonic agent

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