Digitoxin

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What are you taking Digitoxin for?

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  • Other
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Output, Low
  • Heart Failure
  • Shock, Cardiogenic
  • Tachycardia, Supraventricular

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Uses of Digitoxin

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Digitoxin is used in the treatment of:

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Output, Low
  • Shock, Cardiogenic
  • Tachycardia, Supraventricular

Digitoxin is used in the prevention of:

  • Heart Failure

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Digitoxin Brand Names

Digitoxin may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Digitoxin Drug Class

Digitoxin is part of the drug class:

Digitoxin Interactions

This is not a complete list of Digitoxindrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Digitoxin and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Digitoxin falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Digitoxin should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Digitoxin should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Digitoxin Dosage

Take digitoxin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Digitoxin dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Digitoxin is available in the following doses:

  • Digitoxin 0.1 Mg Oral Tablet

Forms of Medication

Digitoxin is available in the following forms:

  • Oral Tablet