[Combination phytotherapy in the treatment of heart failure].

In the article, data from the published literature are summarized together with results of the author's investigations relevant to aspects of pharmacotherapeutical efficacy of cardiac glycosides, plants endowed with antihypertensive and diuretic activities in acute and chronic heart failure. Pharmacological mechanisms of action of a new combined vegetal drug, chomvikorin-N, are described in detail; its clinical efficacy is shown in the treatment of heart failure.
AuthorsI S Chekman
JournalLikars'ka sprava / Ministerstvo okhorony zdorov'ia Ukrai╠łny (Lik Sprava) 2001 Sep-Dec Issue 5-6 Pg. 120-3 ISSN: 1019-5297 [Print] Ukraine
Vernacular TitleKombinovani fitopreparaty v likuvanni sertsevoï nedostatnosti.
PMID11881345 (Publication Type: English Abstract, Journal Article)
Chemical References
  • Antihypertensive Agents
  • Cardiac Glycosides
  • Plant Preparations
  • Acute Disease
  • Antihypertensive Agents (therapeutic use)
  • Cardiac Glycosides (therapeutic use)
  • Chronic Disease
  • Diuresis (drug effects)
  • Drug Therapy, Combination
  • Heart Failure (drug therapy)
  • Humans
  • Phytotherapy
  • Plant Preparations (therapeutic use)

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