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Medicine For Digitek Overdose
Recall digitek (digoxin): Class action lawsuit.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Digibind (digoxin immune fab): And stopping the drug until the effects of the toxicity is over. ...Read more
Digoxin overdose: An overdose occurs when an excessive / dangerous dose of a drug / substance is used. Toxicity symptoms include: nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, fatigue, neuralgia, headache, dizziness, confusion, hallucinations, seizures, palpitations, shortness of breath, syncope, swelling of lower extremities, bradycardia, hypotension, anorexia, weight loss, abdominal pain & Diarrhea. REF: >>> ...Read more
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
Danger in digitek (digoxin): This question is for your doctor, who knows you and can tell you if there is any danger. ...Read more
They don't: Share a common classificationGet a more detailed answer ›
Digitek (digoxin) = Digoxin -- classified as an inotrope/pressor. However, it does have other effects.
Norco= hydrocodone + acetaminophen. Hydrocodone is a synthetic narcotic or opioid. Acetaminophen is an analgesic (pain reliever) and an antipyretic (anti- fever). Commonly known as Tylenol. Norfolk is a combination of the 2 drugs. Common dosage forms: 5/325, 7.5/325, 10/325. ...Read more
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
Is it possible that one sexual partner be allegic to digitek (digoxin) if the other one is taking?
Doubtful: I guess anything is possible but this seems so unlikely to me as to be a non-issue. Someone would have to be exquisitely sensitive to react to such a minute exposure. Allergy is not my specialty. It's just my opinion. ...Read more
Allergy to partner: Not likely but it is possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Too much digoxin: Some of the symptoms include fatigue, confusion, yellow vision, abdominal cramps, diarrhea. It also can cause bradycardia or slow heart rate and changes in your ekg. Usually blood tests are taken to check on the level and to adjust the dose. If you think you have an overdose, you should go to the emergency room. ...Read more
Digoxin is a purigfied cardiac glycoside. Digoxin is used in the treatment of atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter and sometimes heart failure that cannot be controlled by other medication.
Common adverse effects: loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. Other common effects are blurred vision, visual disturbance, confusion, drowsiness, dizziness, insomnia, nightmares, agitation, depressio. ...Read more