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Digoxin (Generic) Tablets

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    $1.59

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Strength: 0.125-mg
  • 0.125-mg In stock
  • 0.25-mg In stock
Count: 1 tablet
  • 1 tablet In stock

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Description

Digoxin is a medication prescribed to treat certain heart diseases. It's used to treat conditions, such as congestive heart failure, atrial fibrillation/flutter (when the heart's upper chambers beat too quickly), as well as other conditions causing rapid heartbeat. Digoxin also helps to reduce heart rate and pressure in the veins to combat conditions associated with congestive heart failure. Customers may receive this drug under the names Cardoxin, Lanoxin.

Uses

Digoxin is indicated for the treatment of mild to moderate heart failure and the control of ventricular response rate in those with chronic atrial fibrillation.

Possible Side Effects

Heightened serum levels, worsening heart failure, heart arrhythmia, loss of appetite, lethargy, dehydration and diarrhea have been reported.

Drug & Food Interactions

Talk to your vet about any other drugs the pet is taking before starting this medication.

Precautions

Susceptibility to the central nervous system effects of Digoxin varies. Discuss the risks with your vet before starting the use of this medication.

This drug is FDA-approved for human use. However, it is common practice for veterinarians to prescribe such drugs for use in dogs and cats.

NOTE: For Generic Medications, picture displayed may not depict actual product. Generic medications may vary from one order to the next by size, color and shape depending on manufacturer. Customers may receive the same drug under the names Cardoxin, Lanoxin.

  1. Prescribing Information

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  • Item Number
    146625
  • Dosage Measure
    Use according to your veterinarian's instructions.
  • Generic Name
    Digoxin
  • Common Brand Name(s)
    Cardoxin, Lanoxin
  • For Use With
    Dogs & Cats
  • Product Form
    Tablet
  • Health Condition
    Congestive Heart Failure
  • Drug Type
    Cardiac Glycoside
Ingredients
Ingredients

Digoxin.

Instructions
Recommended Dosage

Use as directed by your veterinarian.

Storage Instructions

Store at controlled room temperature of 59° - 77°F in a dry place and protect from light.

FAQ

What is Digoxin?

It is a treatment for heart diseases such as congestive heart failure, certain types of heart rhythm disorders, and sometimes, dilated cardiomyopathy.

What are the benefits of Digoxin?

  • Increases contraction strength of the heart.
  • Helps your pet maintain a normal, steady heartbeat.
  • Slow heart rate in rapid atrial rhythm.

How is this medication given?

Use as directed by your veterinarian. Digoxin should be given with lots of water. Digoxin should be given to your pet at the same times every day. Periodic blood tests may be necessary during treatment with digoxin to monitor the amount of medication in the pet's body. If you do not understand the directions ask the pharmacist or veterinarian to explain them to you.

How does this medication work?

Digoxin works by affecting the minerals sodium and potassium inside your pet's heart cells. This action reduces strain on the heart and helps it maintain a normal, steady, and strong beat.

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