digoxin (generic name)
Lanoxicaps (brand name)
It is used to treat congestive heart failure and heart rhythm problems.
(di JOX in)
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What is this medicine?DIGOXIN (di JOX in) is used to treat congestive heart failure and heart rhythm problems.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
How should I use this medicine?The medicine is for injection or infusion into a vein. It is given by a health care professional in a hospital or clinic setting.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What if I miss a dose?This does not apply.
What may interact with this medicine?
-antiviral medicines for HIV or AIDS like ritonavir and saquinavir
-certain antibiotics like azithromycin, clarithromycin, erythromycin, gentamicin, trimethoprim, and tetracycline
-certain medicines for blood pressure, heart disease, irregular heart beat
-certain medicines for cholesterol like atorvastatin
-certain medicines for diabetes, like exenatide and metformin
-certain medicines for fungal infections like ketoconazole and itraconazole
-certain medicines for stomach problems like omeprazole, esomeprazole, lansoprazole, and rabeprazole
-NSAIDS, medicines for pain and inflammation, like celecoxib, ibuprofen, or naproxen
-St. John's Wort
What should I watch for while using this medicine?Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.
What side effects may I notice from receiving this medicine?Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
Where should I keep my medicine?This drug is given in a hospital or clinic and will not be stored at home.