Lanoxin 0.25 Mg
Lanoxin 0.25 Mg is derived from the leaves of a digitalis plant. Digoxin helps make the heart beat stronger and with a more regular rhythm.
Lanoxin 0.25 Mg is used to treat heart failure.
Lanoxin 0.25 Mg is also used to treat atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder of the atria (the upper chambers of the heart that allow blood to flow into the heart).
Drug = Digoxin
Strength =0.25 Mg
Manufacturer = Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd
How To Take
Take Lanoxin 0.25 Mg in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Lanoxin 0.25 Mg may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Lanoxin 0.25 Mg Injection
Irregular heart beat
Pregnancy :- Lanoxin 0.25 Mg is recommended in pregnant women only if necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
Breast-feeding :- A small amount of Lanoxin 0.25 Mg is known to excreted in breastmilk. It is recommended only if necessary. The benefits and risks should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
Arrhythmias :- There is an increase in the risk of arrhythmia in Lanoxin 0.25 Mg toxicity patient. Lanoxin 0.25 Mg should be used with caution. Close monitoring of blood levels is necessary.
Sinus Bradycardia and Sino-atrial Block :- Lanoxin 0.25 Mg may lower the blood pressure and may cause heart block. It is used with caution in patients with heart disease.
Lanoxin 0.25 Mg is used to treat heart failure, usually along with other medications. It is also used to treat certain types of irregular heartbeat (such as chronic atrial fibrillation). Treating heart failure may help maintain your ability to walk and exercise and may improve the strength of your heart. Treating an irregular heartbeat can decrease the risk for blood clots, an effect that may reduce your risk for a heart attack or stroke.
Lanoxin 0.25 Mg belongs to a class of medications called cardiac glycosides. It works by affecting certain minerals (sodium and potassium) inside heart cells. This reduces strain on the heart and helps it maintain a normal, steady, and strong heartbeat.