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Ouabain (G Strophanthin) Summary

Description: A cardioactive glycoside consisting of rhamnose and ouabagenin, obtained from the seeds of Strophanthus gratus and other plants of the Apocynaceae; used like DIGITALIS. It is commonly used in cell biological studies as an inhibitor of the NA(+)-K(+)-EXCHANGING ATPASE.

Also Known As: G Strophanthin; Acolongifloroside K; K, Acolongifloroside; Acocantherin; G-Strophanthin Show All >>

Networked: 1859 relevant articles (60 outcomes, 155 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Ouabain is Relevant

  1. Ventricular Tachycardia : 8 outcomes 3 studies in 73 results
  2. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure) : 7 outcomes 40 studies in 316 results
  3. Ischemia : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 60 results
  4. Cardiac Arrhythmias (Arrythmia) : 5 outcomes 11 studies in 162 results
  5. Ventricular Fibrillation : 5 outcomes 1 study in 55 results
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Drugs Related to Ouabain

  1. Adenosine Triphosphatases (ATPase)
  2. Aconitine
  3. Sodium-Potassium-Exchanging ATPase (Sodium, Potassium ATPase)
  4. Furosemide (Lasix)
  5. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)
  6. Flunarizine
  7. Quinidine (Chinidin)
  8. Dopamine (Intropin)
  9. Epoprostenol (Prostacyclin)
  10. Hydralazine (Apresoline)
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Therapies Related to Ouabain

  1. Ligation
  2. Intravenous Infusions
  3. Denervation
  4. Oral Administration
  5. Catheters
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