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LANOXIN (DIGOXIN)

Lanoxin Description

Lanoxin is classified as a “cardiac glycoside” medication, and is used for strengthening and regulating a weak heartbeat. Digoxin, the active ingredient in Lanoxin, is a form of digitalis, a drug that is extracted from the leaves of the foxglove plant. Digoxin works directly on the heart muscle. It slows down the rate at which the heart beats, and also increases the force with which the heart muscle contracts with every heartbeat. This makes each heartbeat more efficient at pumping blood around the body.

Lanoxin is often prescribed to treat heartbeat irregularities associated with heart failure. The drug works by altering the sodium and potassium found within your heart cells, as these are known to affect heartbeat patterns. In doing so, it should decrease your risk for related complications like blood clots, heart attacks, and strokes.

Digoxin may be prescribed in combination with a diuretic and a type of medication known as an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. You will receive Lanoxin or generic Digoxin in pill form, and it should be taken by mouth at the same time every day. A valid prescription is required if you are going to purchase Lanoxin. The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

Conditions Treated by Lanoxin

Digoxin is useful in treating abnormally rapid atrial rhythms such as atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, and atrial tachycardia. Abnormally rapid atrial rhythms can be caused by heart attacks, excessive thyroid hormones, alcoholism, infections, and many other conditions. During rapid atrial rhythms, electrical signals from the atria cause rapid contractions of the ventricles. Rapid ventricular contractions are inefficient in pumping blood containing oxygen and nutrients to the body, causing symptoms of weakness, shortness of breath, dizziness, and even chest pain.

You may also be instructed to make lifestyle changes like increasing physical activity, eating healthy foods, and losing weight if you are overweight.

Before You Take Lanoxin

To ensure that it is safe for you to take Lanoxin, you should advise your physician if you have: kidney disease; thyroid disorder; electrolyte imbalance; recent heart attack; abnormal heart beats caused by Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome. Your body may not absorb Lanoxin as well if you also eat foods that are high in fiber. You should take Lanoxin at 2 hours before or after eating food products that are high in fiber (such as bran or oatmeal).

Warnings for Lanoxin

You should not take Lanoxin if you have ventricular fibrillation. Also, make sure to inform your physician if you have recently experienced vomiting or diarrhea. During treatment, it is important for you to stay adequately hydrated; drink plenty of water and avoid strenuous exercise that overheats or dehydrates you.

Lanoxin may react negatively with a number of medications, including azole antifungals and macrolide antibiotics, so these should be used only as directed by your doctor.

Possible Side Effects of Lanoxin

  • Nausea
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Anxiety or nervousness
  • Skin irritation

You should contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of these more serious side effects: uneven heart rate; blurred vision; unusual thoughts or behavior; bloody or black, tarry stools.

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