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Descriptor in English: Cardiotoxins
Descriptor in Spanish: Cardiotoxinas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cardiotoxinas
Descriptor in French: Cardiotoxines
Entry term(s): Agents, Cardiotoxic
Cardiotoxic Agents
Tree number(s): D27.888.569.142
Scope note: Agents that have a damaging effect on the HEART. Such damage can occur from ALKYLATING AGENTS; FREE RADICALS; or metabolites from OXIDATIVE STRESS and in some cases is countered by CARDIOTONIC AGENTS. Induction of LONG QT SYNDROME or TORSADES DE POINTES has been the reason for viewing some drugs as cardiotoxins.
Annotation: do not confuse with CARDIOTONIC AGENTS
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
History Note: 2008
DeCS UI: 52850
Descriptor UI: D054715
Date Established: 2008/01/01
Date of Entry: 2007/07/09
Cardiotoxins - Preferred
Concept UI M0507197
Scope note Agents that have a damaging effect on the HEART. Such damage can occur from ALKYLATING AGENTS; FREE RADICALS; or metabolites from OXIDATIVE STRESS and in some cases is countered by CARDIOTONIC AGENTS. Induction of LONG QT SYNDROME or TORSADES DE POINTES has been the reason for viewing some drugs as cardiotoxins.
Preferred term Cardiotoxins
Entry term(s) Agents, Cardiotoxic
Cardiotoxic Agents



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