Captopril versus digoxin in mild-moderate chronic heart failure: a crossover study.

@article{Alicandri1987CaptoprilVD,
  title={Captopril versus digoxin in mild-moderate chronic heart failure: a crossover study.},
  author={C. L. Alicandri and Ruggero Fariello and Enrico Boni and Augusto Zaninelli and Maurizio Castellano and Marina Beschi and Enrico Agabiti Rosei and G. E. Muiesan},
  journal={Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology},
  year={1987},
  volume={9 Suppl 2},
  pages={S61-7}
}
The effects on cardiac function of captopril (CPT) and digoxin (D) were compared in a study of 16 patients with chronic heart failure due to ischemic heart disease (15) and to congestive cardiomyopathy (1) (New York Heart Association class II n.13 and class III n.3). All patients were normotensive and in sinus rhythm. CPT 25 mg every 8 hours (t.i.d.) or D 0.25 mg once daily was given in a single-blind crossover design: A placebo (PLC) t.i.d. was given for 5 to 10 days, then CPT or D, according… CONTINUE READING

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