Digoxin 50 mcg/ml Elixir


Overview

Uses of Digoxin Elixir
Digoxin 50 mcg/ml Elixir is used in the treatment of heart failure and arrhythmias.
Digoxin Elixir side effects
Common
  • Skin rash
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Irregular heart beat
  • Visual disturbance
How to use Digoxin Elixir
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Digoxin 50 mcg/ml Elixir may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Digoxin Elixir works
Digoxin 50 mcg/ml Elixir 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.
Digoxin Elixir related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Digoxin 50 mcg/ml Elixir may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
Lactation
SAFE
Digoxin 50 mcg/ml Elixir is safe to use during lactation. Human studies 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.
Driving
Digoxin 50 mcg/ml Elixir may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Digoxin 50 mcg/ml Elixir should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Digoxin 50 mcg/ml Elixir 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
Digoxin 50 mcg/ml Elixir is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Digoxin 50 mcg/ml Elixir may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Digoxin Elixir?
If you miss a dose of Digoxin 50 mcg/ml Elixir, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Digoxin 50 mcg/ml Elixir
₹0.7/Elixir
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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor has prescribed Digoxin 50 mcg/ml Elixir to decrease the heart rate and treat heart failure symptoms.
  • Take Digoxin 50 mcg/ml Elixir 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Digoxin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Chlorotek, Larbin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stacort
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ducort, Defmark, Zacdef
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Begenta, Indogenta, Spagen
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Oncomide
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Clarimac
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Coxbact
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Digoxin

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Hi! My diagnosed me with Tinea Cruris which is like a red patch between my thighs near my genitals so he recommended me ITRASYS-200 MG (Twice Daily) for 30 days and gave an ointment EBERNET-M. After taking them the Tinea was almost gone when suddenly I had a breakout again and it itches a lot. I would appreciate your opinion on this matter. Thanks! :)Also kindly let me know should I take the same again? Or maybe if you could be able to suggest something better?
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Apply ebernet cream not ebernet m Twice daily for 6wksStart itraconazole 200 mg - 1cap daily after lunch for 3wksTake itraconazole only if u dnt HV any heart problem like heart failure
What is BNP test? Pls explain.What is BNP ASSAY?My result is133.0 explain
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
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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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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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MRP
21.01
30 elixirs in 1 bottle
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