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  • Digoxin also acts indirectly by increasing parasympathetic activity via the vagus nerve, further slowing atrioventricular node conduction.
  • The vagus nerve acts on muscarinic receptors to slow the heart, whereas the cardiac sympathetic fibers stimulate beta-adrenergic receptors and increase heart rate.
  • Digoxin also acts indirectly by increasing parasympathetic activity via the vagus nerve, further slowing atrioventricular node conduction.
  • For example, what do olfactory, optic, trigeminal, hypoglossal, oculomotor, vagus and glossopharyngeal all have in common?
  • The vagus nerve is used to slow down the heart.

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