Digitran 0.25mg Tablet

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Introduction

Digitran 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).

Digitran 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 Digitran Tablet

Benefits of Digitran Tablet

In Heart failure

Heart failure means your heart is weak and cannot pump enough blood to your lungs and the rest of your body. The most common symptoms are breathlessness, tiredness, and swelling in your legs, ankles, abdomen and other parts of your body. Digitran 0.25mg Tablet makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body and is therefore an effective treatment for heart failure.
This medicine will help relieve your symptoms, making you feel better and more energetic. You should make appropriate lifestyle changes (such as eating healthily and keeping active) to help this medicine be effective. Take it regularly and keep taking it even if you feel better.

In Arrhythmia

Digitran 0.25mg Tablet is used to stabilize heart rhythms (particularly atrial fibrillation). It helps in normalizing an abnormal heart rhythm, preventing it from occurring in the first place, or slowing down the heart rate during an episode.

Side effects of Digitran Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Digitran

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

How to use Digitran 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. Digitran 0.25mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Digitran Tablet works

Digitran 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 Digitran 0.25mg Tablet.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Digitran 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.
Breast feeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Digitran 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
Digitran 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
Digitran 0.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Digitran 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
Digitran 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Digitran 0.25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Digitran Tablet?

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

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Cardiac glycosides
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC
Action Class
Cardiac glycosides

Interaction with drugs

Taking Digitran with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Diadose, Abacus, Disorb
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mikasun, Vizocin, Amricin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Amiur
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Art-X
SERIOUS

Patient concerns

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LANOXIN 0.25 mg is not available what is the substitute
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Physician
digoxin 0.25 mg or Digitran 0.25 mg
What is BNP test? Pls explain. What is BNP ASSAY?My result is133.0 explain
Dr. Manju Singh
Homeopathy
BNP levels below 100 pg/mL indicate no heart failure. BNP levels of 100-300 pg/mL suggest heart failure is present. BNP levels above 300 pg/mL indicate mild heart failure. BNP levels above 600 pg/mL indicate moderate heart failure.The level of BNP in the blood increases when heart failure symptoms worsen, and decreases when the heart failure condition is stable
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Atlanta Arcade, Marol Church Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400059, INDIA.
Country of origin: India

MRP
5.89
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10 tablets in 1 strip
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