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Digoxin oral solution
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Drug Name:

Digoxin oral solution Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Digoxin 0.05mg; per mL; lime-flavored; contains alcohol 10%.

Company:
Roxane Laboratories, Inc.

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Therapeutic Use:

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Indications for Digoxin oral solution:

Mild-to-moderate heart failure (with a diuretic and an ACE inhibitor when possible). Control of ventricular response rate in chronic atrial fibrillation.

Adult Dose for Digoxin oral solution:

Individualize: see literature. Initially 0.003mg/kg per day. Monitor digoxin levels.

Children's Dose for Digoxin oral solution:

Individualize: see literature. >2yrs: initially 0.01mg/kg per day. Monitor digoxin levels.

Pharmacological Class:

Cardiac glycoside.

Contraindications:

Ventricular fibrillation.

Warnings/Precautions:

Renal dysfunction: reduce dose. Sinus node disease. Incomplete AV block. Accessory AV pathway (Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome). Heart failure with preserved LV ejection fraction (eg, restrictive cardiomyopathy, constrictive pericarditis, amyloid heart disease, acute cor pulmonale, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy). Electrical cardioversion. Acute MI. Toxicity risk increased by hypokalemia, hypomagnesemia, hypercalcemia, diabetes. Hypocalcemia may nullify effects. Thyroid disease. Hypermetabolic states. Monitor digoxin levels, electrolytes, renal function. Elderly. Children. Infants. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

May be potentiated by antiarrhythmics (amiodarone, propafenone, quinidine), calcium channel blockers (verapamil, diltiazem, nifedipine, nitrendipine), captopril, telmisartan, spironolactone, carvedilol, epoprostenol, diclofenac, indomethacin, tramadol, ketoconazole, itraconazole, rabeprazole, clarithromycin. May be antagonized by rifampin, acarbose, miglitol, cyclosporine, colestipol, St. John's Wort, albuterol. Increased risk of arrhythmias with sympathomimetics. Others (see literature).

Adverse Reactions:

GI upset, anorexia, CNS effects (eg, blurred or yellow vision, or mental disturbances, confusion, headache, weakness, dizziness, apathy), gynecomastia, rash, heart block, arrhythmias (esp. children).

How Supplied:

Soln—60mL

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