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what are the side effects of being on digoxin?

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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 functions figure in to this. There is a very interesting and uncommon (toxic) side effect called "xanthanopsia" where 1 sees things yellow colored. There are other symptoms. Hrs, md www.Thepmc.Org.
Answered on Mar 11, 2015
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