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Dixin 0.25mg Injection

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Composition for Dixin 0.25mg Injection

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Primary uses of Dixin 0.25mg Injection

MRP
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2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Dixin Injection

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Uses of Dixin Injection

Dixin 0.25mg Injection is used in the treatment of heart failure and arrhythmias.
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Dixin Injection side effects

Common

Skin rash, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Irregular heart beat, Visual disturbance.

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How to use Dixin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Dixin Injection works

Dixin 0.25mg Injection 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 Dixin Injection

Expert advice for Dixin Injection

  • Your doctor has prescribed Dixin to decrease the heart rate and treat heart failure symptoms.
  • Take Dixin 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.
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Dixin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Dixin Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dixin 0.25mg Injection 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
Dixin 0.25mg Injection 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
Dixin 0.25mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Dixin 0.25mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dixin 0.25mg Injection 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
Dixin 0.25mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dixin 0.25mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Dixin Injection?uses

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

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Dixin Injection

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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Dixin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Dixin with Clarithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid
Dixin with Rifampicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Rifampicin: Monocin, Rifacept, R-Cin, Montomycin, Ticin
Dixin with Spiramycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Dixin with Gentamicin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Gentamicin: Gem, Biogaracin, Garamycin, Genster, Zenotic, Zygenta, Magenta, Germenta, Gencin, G 80, Gentamide
Dixin with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Dixin with Kanamycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Kanamycin: Kanamac
Dixin with Clotrimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clotrimazole: PV 6, Oraloz Mpt
Dixin with Itraconazole
SERIOUS
Dixin with Cyclophosphamide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Cyclophosphamide: Oncomide, Cycloxan, Endoxan, Oncophos, Cyclocel, Phosmid, Cycram
Dixin with Ketoconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ketoconazole: Hyporal, Hyphoral
Dixin with Analgin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Analgin: Novalgin RC, Bral
Dixin with Clobetasol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobetasol: Clobex, Clop
Dixin with Carbimazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Carbimazole: Thyrodip, Anti-Thyrox
Dixin with Ritonavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Dixin with Azithromycin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Azit, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Azistar, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Aziter, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azirox, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Azax, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azipar O, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziral, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire, Azith, Azovid, Maczed, Azitec, Zizom, Avitla, Azikam, Azisara, Azispan, Azyxin, Macroazi, Nodycin, Azidew, Verzit, Zybact, Actiz
Dixin with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil
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