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Cardioxin 0.25mg Tablet

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Overview

Introduction

Cardioxin 0.25mg Tablet is a medicine used for the treatment of heart failure in combination with other medicines. It helps to provide symptomatic relief by making the heart pump blood more efficiently. This medicine is also used to treat abnormal heart rhythm (arrhythmia).

Cardioxin 0.25mg Tablet restores and maintains a normal and steady heartbeat. It should be taken regularly as advised by the doctor. You may take it with or without food but it is better to take this medicine at a fixed time. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly without consulting the doctor as this can worsen your condition. Regular follow-up with your doctor is advised while using this medicine.

Common side effects of this medicine include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, and visual disturbances. Consult your doctor if these effects bother you. This medicine is used with caution for some people. Thus, you must inform the doctor if you are suffering from any kidney disease. Also, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and about all the other medications that you are taking regularly. Your doctor may advise for regular monitoring of kidney function while you are taking this medicine.

Uses of Cardioxin Tablet

Side effects of Cardioxin Tablet

Common
  • Visual impairment
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeats)
  • Visual impairment

How to use Cardioxin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Cardioxin 0.25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Cardioxin Tablet works

Cardioxin 0.25mg Tablet is a cardiac glycoside. It works by correcting irregular heartbeat to a normal rhythm and increases the force with which the heart muscle contracts with every heartbeat. This makes the heart pump more efficiently and increases blood circulation throughout the body.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Cardioxin 0.25mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Cardioxin 0.25mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cardioxin 0.25mg Tablet is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Cardioxin 0.25mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Cardioxin 0.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cardioxin 0.25mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests, potassium, magnesium and calcium levels is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Cardioxin 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cardioxin 0.25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Cardioxin Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Cardioxin 0.25mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Take Cardioxin 0.25mg Tablet at the same time every day.
  • Notify your doctor about other medicines you're taking to avoid drug interactions.
  • Symptoms of overdose include slow heartbeat, dizziness, lightheadedness and breathing problems.
  • Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor even if you feel better. Stopping abruptly could worsen your condition.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Cardioxin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Dr. Pushkar Mani
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kidney failure can be reason or heart attackconsult cardiologist and nephrologist
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FAQs

Q. Is digoxin and digitalis the same drug?

Digoxin and digitalis are the same drugs. Always consult your doctor regarding its use.

Q. Is digoxin a beta blocker/diuretic/potassium sparing/vasodilator/potassium wasting/blood thinner/ACE inhibitor/anticoagulant?

Digoxin is not beta blocker/diuretic/potassium sparing/vasodilator/potassium wasting/blood thinner/ACE inhibitor/anticoagulant. It belongs to a group of medicines called ‘cardiac glycosides'. Digoxin has side effect such as decreasing the potassium level, but it does not increase potassium excretion in the urine

Q. Is digoxin nephrotoxic?

Digoxin is not nephrotoxic, it has no known toxic effect on the kidney.

Q. Is digoxin still used?

Yes, digoxin is still used. It used to treat certain cardiac problems such as heart failure and arrhythmias.

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