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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Digitek (Overview)

Digitek is a rhythm control agent which is a kind of cardiovascular drug.


Dr. Heidi Fowler
78 doctors shared insights

Digitek (Overview)

Digitek is a rhythm control agent which is a kind of cardiovascular drug.


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Please describe the medication: digitek (digoxin)?

Please describe the medication: digitek (digoxin)?

Digitek (digoxin): This is a branded form of digoxin or digitalis which is a medicine used to regulate heart rate. Most often to control heart rate in patients with atrial fibrillation. On occasion it is used to improve contractility or pumping in patients with heart failure. It was obtained from the digitalis or foxglove plant. ...Read more

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How much would a lawsuit be worth for a digitek (digoxin) toxicity related death?

How much would a lawsuit be worth for a digitek (digoxin) toxicity related death?

Highly variable: Monetary recovery from litigation will depend upon the costs incurred medically, plus loss of earnings, loss of companionship, the life-expectancy of the deceased, and a variety of other factors. This could best be assessed by an experienced malpractice attorney. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of being on digoxin?

What are the side effects of being on digoxin?

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. ...Read more

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What are the effects of digitek (digoxin)?

What are the effects of digitek (digoxin)?

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 situations. It has many effects. ...Read more

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I take dilzem 240mg x 1, dilzem 120mg x 1, victoza (liraglutide) 12mg x 1, digoxin 250 micg, gliclazide 80mg x 1, allopurinol 300mg x 1 & warfarin do they interact?

I take dilzem 240mg x 1, dilzem 120mg x 1, victoza (liraglutide) 12mg x 1, digoxin 250 micg, gliclazide 80mg x 1, allopurinol 300mg x 1 & warfarin do they interact?

Extra care: Several medications can interact with warfarin including Diltiazem and digoxin. It does not mean you cannnot take warfarin but your dose has to be regulated even more closely when a new medication is started. Also it is important to check digoxin level when a new medicine such as warfarin is started. In addition monitor your blood sugars more closely with new medicines so it is not too low. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for digitek (digoxin) overdose?

Digibind (digoxin immune fab): And stopping the drug until the effects of the toxicity is over. ...Read more

Dr. Matthew Whitbeck
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Digoxin (Definition)

It is a heart drug...A purified product of the foxglove plant. It has effects which include strengthening the contraction of the heart muscle, slowing conduction of the heart's electrical impulse through the av node and thereby helping to slow the heart rate during atrial fibrillation. Because of potential toxicity, its use has been largely replaced ...Read more