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Victoza (liraglutide) and digoxin how do they effect one.Another ?

Victoza (liraglutide) and digoxin how do they effect one.Another ?

Simular side effect: I treat nausea as "dig toxicity" in CHF pt's until, i can get further tests done. Victoza (liraglutide) in new start ups is frequently nauseating. As a diabetic with heart failure, you are a challenging pt... Control of you blood sugar and fluid levels is critical. You need a close follow up with your doc. ...Read more

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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


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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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How do you go off digoxin?

How do you go off digoxin?

Stop it: Just stop it. But why were you on it to begin with? You shouldn't stop a medication without letting the person who prescribed it know what you're doing - there may be important reasons you were on it and a substitute may be necessary/prudent. ...Read more

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Are you affected by digitek (digoxin)?

Digitek (digoxin) effect: Please repeat your question as it is not clear what you are asking. ...Read more

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Is it easy to od on digitek or digoxin?

Is it easy to od on digitek or digoxin?

Yes: Yes they are tricky meds, with a small difference between not enough and too much (called a small therapeutic index). ...Read more

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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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Please describe the medication: lanoxin (digoxin)?

Lanoxin (digoxin): Lanoxin is the brand name for digoxin, which comes from the foxglove plant. It is most often used to treat congestive heart failure and atrial arrhythmias. ...Read more

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Is there an alternative to digoxin for a male aged 79?

Yes: There are many alternatives to digoxin, but this depends on the reason digoxin was being used. Depending on the reason it was being used (eg. Rate or rhythm control or congestive heart failure), appropriate meds can be used. This should be discussed with your doctor. ...Read more

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Are digoxin 0,25 mg and betametildigoxin 0,1 mg equivalent?

Close, but not quite: Betametildigoxin is about 1.6-fold stronger so these doses are more or less the same. The actual equivalent to 0.25 digoxin would be between 0.15 to 0.16 mg betametildigoxin. ...Read more

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Dr. Chad Levitt
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Lanoxicaps (Definition)

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Lanoxin (Definition)

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