Drugs for Cardiac Failure


Drugs for Cardiac Failure

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 69%
Ease of Revision 9.5 / 10

You can score likely 4 marks, if you read up Digoxin, and remember examples in other class of drugs used in heart failure.

Question Pattern

This is a short Chapter, but with not much of overlap.

Read 2 aspects to score from this chapter.

  • Classes of Drugs used in heart failure, Examples & Mechanism
  • Everything about Digoxin
  • Recent Questions

    Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
    • Digitalis MOA
    • Digoxin Toxicity – Features & Rx
    • Factors modifying Digoxin effect
    • Drugs used in heart failure
    • Drugs preventing ventricular remodeling
    • Nesiritide – Overview
    • MOA for Sacubitril
    • Half-life of digoxin
    • Dobutamine in acute CHF

    Suggested Revision

    • Tolvaptan – Overview
    • BNP – Overview
    • Milrinone – Overview
    • b-blocker in CHF

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