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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Yes: But it's not a first line medicine any more because there are newer, more effective medicines. It's still sometimes added to others though.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fenster
30 years experience in Cardiology
No: No. Digitalis also referred to as digoxin can be used to treat symptoms of abnormal rhythms such as atrial fibrillation. It may help keep someone in a ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Cossu
32 years experience in Cardiology
Never: Digitalis is used to control the ventricular rates of some abnormal fast atrial arrhythmias or svt. In atrial fibrillation it is utilized to control ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Digitalis : Digitalis does not cure abnormal heart rhythms, but can help stabilize the heart rhythm or heart rate. This medication is derived from the foxglove pl ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
No: It should not, but stay well-hydrated and if you are not up to finishing it, always listen to what your body tells you. Call your doctor who knows you ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marius Frasie
25 years experience in Internal Medicine
24 hours: is a little late to get side effects, would happen sooner
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Abnormal heart rythm: There are many different abnormal heart rhythm with varying symptoms from cest pain, palpitation, dizziness, headache to syncope.There are basically t ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
22 years experience in Cardiology
No: It does not have anything to do with the heart as far as i know.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
Several: An EKG to see what the exact rhythm is and to look for other abnormalities. A history and physical examination. You may have a heart murmur or appear ... Read More
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