Medicine Overview of Digon Tablet
Side effects of Digon Tablet
Skin rash, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Irregular heartbeats, Visual disturbance.
How to use Digon 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. Digon Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Digon Tablet works
Digon 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.
In Depth Information on Digon Tablet
Expert advice for Digon Tablet
- Your doctor has prescribed Digon to decrease the heart rate and treat heart failure symptoms.
- Take Digon 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.
- Overdose may occur more quickly if you are dehydrated. Hence, drink plenty of water while taking this medication.
- Do not discontinue use without consulting your doctor even if you feel better. Stopping abruptly could worsen your condition.
- Headache, nausea, diarrhoea and dizziness may occur as side effects.
Digon Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Digon Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Digon Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Digon Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies+more
have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby....
Digon Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.+more
Digon Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Digon Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests, potassium, magnesium and calcium levels is advisable while you are taking this medicine....
Regular monitoring of kidney function tests, potassium, magnesium and calcium levels is advisable while you are taking this medicine.
Digon Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver+more
disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Digon Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Dexadran 4mg Injection, Gero 80mg/2ml Injection, Itragreat 100mg Capsule, Azibey 200mg Suspension
If you miss a dose of Digoxin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Digon Tablet
Frequently asked questions about Digoxin
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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