Digoxin - Brand name Lanoxin Drug class Indications Generic...

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Brand name Lanoxin Generic name Digoxin Drug class Indications Heart failure: For the treatment of mild to moderate heart failure. Digoxin increases left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) and improves heart failure symptoms as evidenced by exercise capacity and heart failure-related hospitalizations and emergency care, while having no effect on mortality. Where possible, use digoxin with a diuretic and an angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor, but an optimal order for starting these 3 drugs cannot be specified Atrial fibrillation: Digoxin is indicated for the control of ventricular response rate in patients with chronic atrial fibrillation. A decrease of conduction of electrical impulses through the AV node , making it a commonly used antiarrhythmic agent in controlling the heart rate during atrial fibrillation or atrial flutter . An increase of force of contraction via inhibition of the Na + / K + ATPase pump Contraindications/ precautions Ventricular fibrillation; hypersensitivity to digoxin or to other digitalis
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