Medicine Overview of Dixin Tablet
Side effects of Dixin Tablet
Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Skin rash, Slow heart rate, Visual disturbance, Dizziness.
How to use Dixin 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Dixin 0.25mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Dixin Tablet works
Dixin 0.25mg tablet makes the heart pump blood with more strength and force, which increases blood circulation throughout the body.
In Depth Information on Dixin Tablet
Expert advice for Dixin Tablet
- Do not take digoxin, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to digoxin, digitoxin.
- Avoid taking it with foods that are high in fibre (e.g. brown bread, cereals, fruit, vegetables and pulses).
- This medication may make you drowsy. Do not drive a car or operate machinery until you know how this medication affects you.
- Drink plenty of fluids while taking this drug.
- Do not drive or use any tools or machines, if you feel dizzy, tired, have a headache or get blurred vision after taking digoxin.
Special precautions for Dixin 0.25mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Dixin 0.25mg 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.
Dixin 0.25mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human+more
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....
Dixin 0.25mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.+more
Dixin 0.25mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Dixin 0.25mg 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.
Dixin 0.25mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with+more
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dixin 0.25mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Decmax 4mg Tablet, Onabet Powder, Genticyn 80mg Injection, Onitraz 100mg Capsule
If you miss a dose of Digoxin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Dixin 0.25mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for 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/positive inotrope/diuretic/potassium sparing/vasodilator/potassium wasting/blood thinner/ACE inhibitor/anticoagulant?
Digoxin is not beta blocker/positive inotrope/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 dialyzable?
Digoxin can be partially removed by dialysis, if overdosed
Q. Is digoxin nephrotoxic?
Digoxin is not nephrotoxic, it has no known toxic effect on the kidney
Q. Is digoxin still used?
Digoxin is still used to treat certain cardiac problems such as enlargement of one or more chamber of the heart (ventricular dilatation) and heart failure accompanied by fast, irregular heart beat (atrial fibrillation). It is also used for the management of dysfunction long-standing heart failure, where the heart fails to pump blood, and fast and irregular heartbeat (supraventricular arrhythmias)
Q. Is Lanoxin crushable?
Lanoxin is trade name for active drug digoxin. It should not be crushed, and should be taken as directed by the doctor
Q. Is Lanoxin a narcotic?
Lanoxin is trade name for active drug digoxin and it is not a narcotic drug. It is a ‘cardiac glycoside' and used to treat certain cardiac problems
Q. Is digoxin a brand name?
Digoxin is an active drug. Lanoxin/ Digox/ Digitek/ Cardoxin are few examples of the brand name of digoxin
Q. Can I take digoxin with warfarin/ ibuprofen/ Tylenol (paracetamol)/ Viagra/ antacids/ Lasix (furosemide)/ Mucinex (guaifenesin)?
Digoxin may interact with warfarin/ ibuprofen/ Tylenol (paracetamol)/ Viagra (sildenafil)/ antacids/ Lasix (furosemide)/ Mucinex (guaifenesin). Always consult your doctor for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required
Q. What does lanoxin treat?
Lanoxin is trade name for active drug digoxin. Digoxin belongs to a group of medicines called ‘cardiac glycosides'. It is used to treat certain cardiac problems such as enlargement of one or more chamber of the heart (ventricular dilatation) and heart failure accompanied by fast, irregular heart beat (atrial fibrillation). It is also used for the management of long-standing heart failure, where the heart fails to pump blood, and fast and irregular heartbeat (supraventricular arrhythmias)
Q. Does digoxin cause edema, increased heart rate, lower heart rate, affect blood pressure, lower blood pressure, high blood potassium level (hyperkalemia) or low blood potassium level (hypokalemia), increased cardiac output, bradycardia, prolong QT interval, tiredness, constipation?
Digoxin belongs to a group of medicines called ‘cardiac glycosides'. It is used to treat irregular heart beat and to lower heart rate. It can cause irregular heart rate and rhythm and lower potassium level in blood as side-effects It is not known whether it can cause edema, increased heart rate, affect blood pressure, lower blood pressure, high blood potassium level (hyperkalemia) increased cardiac output, bradycardia, prolong QT interval, tiredness, and constipation.
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