Digoxin and the brand name Lanoxin are medications used to treat heart failure and atrial fibrillation. Digoxin helps your heart to beat stronger and with a more regular rhythm. Digoxin may be prescribed to be used alone or with other medications and works by affecting sodium and potassium within your heart cells which helps to maintain a normal, steady and strong heartbeat by reducing the strain on your heart.
Make sure to always read the patient information and instructions before using this medication. Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Tell your doctor and pharmacist:
You should also know:
Common side effects of Digoxin include but are not limited to:
Get medical help if you have any of the following side effects of Digoxin:
What should I do if I miss a dose of digoxin?
If you miss a dose of Digoxin, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the brand name of digoxin?
Brand name digoxin is known as Lanoxin and is available in the same 0.0625mg, 0.125mg and 0.250mg strengths.