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what are the effects of digoxin on the thyroid

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Effect of digitek (digoxin): Digitek (digoxin) is a type of digitalis medication that is used mainly for cardiac conditions, especially to strengthen the heart in heart failure si ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. H Robert Silverstein
Specializes in Cardiology
Ususally none: In high doses it can be associated with nausea. Toxicity can be detected by checking a blood "digoxin level." the potassium and magnesium and kidney ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
37 years experience Internal medicine
Yes: Digitalis is the layman's name for digoxin or digitoxin (rarely used anymore). They are the same medicine.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
None: None.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zevitz
37 years experience Internal medicine
Several: Side effects are common when patients have digoxin toxicity, or too high of blood levels. Side effects can range anywhere from halos and colored visua ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
23 years experience Cardiology
Digoxin: Digoxin is a purigfied cardiac glycoside. Digoxin is used in the treatment of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter and sometimes heart failure that c ... Read More
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Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: There are no withdrawal symptoms from stopping digoxin. Medical evidence suggests that there are more effective medications than digoxin for heart fai ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Greg Sexton
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Digoxin: Digitek is a name for digoxin, a medication used for heart failure.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
53 years experience Cardiology
Regulate heart beat: There are two major indications for Lanoxin (digoxin ) to regular heart beat and to treat congestion in congestive heart failure it is often an additi ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Digitek (digoxin) recall: Class action lawsuit involving digitek (digoxin).

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