Digitek (Digoxin) for Heart Disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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Digitek is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat mild to moderate heart failure and atrial fibrillation. Digitek is often prescribed as an adjunct medicine along with a diuretic and an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Digitek is also known by its drug name, Digoxin.

Digitek is a digitalis drug. Digitalis drugs are believed to work by increasing the force with which the heart beats and controlling irregular heart rhythms.

How do I take it?
Digitek is generally taken once a day.

Digitek comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Digitek lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, weakness, depression, anxiety, skin rash, enlarged or tender breasts in men, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, and diarrhea.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Digitek include new or worsening arrhythmia.

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Digitek – RxList

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