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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
Heart rhythm: Lanoxin is the brand name for digoxin or digitalis, which is a medication with a long history of use to treat heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms. It is not always necessary in pneumonia; it is given to treat heart problems that can sometimes accompany pneumonia especially in elderly patients. ...Read more
Yes: Normally, there should be no problem taking them at the same time. ...Read more
Could you think lanoxin, aldactone (spironolactone) and Lasix (ferosimide) could be taken at the same time with no harmful effects?
For sure: They're routinely given together and they blend very nicely because they counteract one another's side effects. ...Read more