A 45-year-old female asked:
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my cardiologist wants me to take low dose of digoxin but i don't have heart failure or afib why does he want me to try it?

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Dr. Eric Fete
Dr. Eric Fete answered
21 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ask: not sure as those two conditions are the most common reasons for prescribing Digoxin. There are many better and newer medicines for whatever condition you may have that is heart related. I would ask him and if not happy with the answer find a new cardiologist.
Answered on Apr 3, 2016
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