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Product Details
Generic Name: Digoxin
Brand Name: Lanoxin
Lanoxin is derived from digitalis plant leaves that helps make the hart beat stronger and with more regular rhythm. It is also used for curing heart failure and for treating atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder of atria (upper chambers of heart which enable blood to flow into the heart). Also known as Digoxin, it is a purified cardiac glycoside extracted from foxglove plant. Its corresponding aglycone is digoxigenin, while its acetyl derivative is acetyldigoxin. Lanoxin is broadly used for curing several heart situations, namely atrial flutter, at times heart failure which cannot be controlled by other medication and atrial fibrillation. It is sold by GlaxoSmithKline and many other pharmaceutical manufacturing companies.
Doses of Lanoxin:
  • You can take Lanoxin as recommended by your doctor; however not in smaller or larger amounts and not for longer than prescribed.
  • Digoxin can be taken with glass full of water and at the same time each day.
  • To ensure, this medicine isn’t causing any harmful effects, your blood might need to be tested on regular basis and your kidney function might also need to be tested.
  • Keep using this medicine as prescribed and get the prescription refilled before you run out of medicine.
  • Missed dose can be taken as soon as you remember; however don’t take additional dose to make up the missed one.
  • Get emergency medical help in case of overdose; symptoms include severe form of side effects.
  • Store Digoxin at room temperature away from heat and moisture.