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Digoxin

Also known as Lanoxin


Digoxin INN (/dɨˈdʒɒksɨn/) is a purified cardiac glycoside extracted from the foxglove plant, Digitalis lanata. Its corresponding aglycone is digoxigenin, and its acetyl derivative is acetyldigoxin. Digoxin is widely used in the treatment of various heart conditions, namely atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter and sometimes heart failure that cannot be controlled by other medication. Digoxin preparations are commonly marketed under the trade names Lanoxin, Digitek, and Lanoxicaps. It is also available as a 0.05 mg/ml oral solution and 0.25 mg/ml or 0.5 mg/ml injectable solution. It is marketed by GlaxoSmithKline and many other pharmaceutic manufacturers.

Source: Wikipedia

Estimated Total Cost: $5.58 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed digoxin to treat atrial fibrillation, heart failure, coronary atherosclerosis, and cardiomyopathy.

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