Lanoxin (Digoxin) for Heart Disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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

Lanoxin 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?
Lanoxin is generally taken once or twice a day.

Lanoxin comes in tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Lanoxin lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, weakness, depression, anxiety, skin rash, slowed heart rate, enlarged or tender breasts in men, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Lanoxin include toxicity and new or worsening arrhythmia.

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

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