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How does digoxin help treat heart failure?

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Dr. Eric Toloza
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Helps muscle

Digoxin helps the molecules in heart muscle involved with muscle contraction to work better, resulting in heart muscle contracting better and the heart to pump better .
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In brief: Helps muscle

Digoxin helps the molecules in heart muscle involved with muscle contraction to work better, resulting in heart muscle contracting better and the heart to pump better .
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Dr. Eric Toloza
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Dr. Michael Fenster
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Many mechanisms

Digoxin, derived from the purple foxglove plant, has been used to treat congestive heart failure for centuries-if not longer. Digoxin works by helping the heart muscle contract more vigourously, increasing the cardiac output with each beat.
Digoxin also works by affecting the way the nervous system affects the heart and its conduction system.A reason it is used to slow the heart rate in atrial fib.

In brief: Many mechanisms

Digoxin, derived from the purple foxglove plant, has been used to treat congestive heart failure for centuries-if not longer. Digoxin works by helping the heart muscle contract more vigourously, increasing the cardiac output with each beat.
Digoxin also works by affecting the way the nervous system affects the heart and its conduction system.A reason it is used to slow the heart rate in atrial fib.
Dr. Michael Fenster
Dr. Michael Fenster
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