Lanoxin 0.25mg - Digoxin Tablets

Lanoxin 0.25mg | Generic Digoxin Tablets

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Lanoxin - Generic Digoxin

Digoxin is an efficient drug, which is a best heart medication. This drug belongs to the category of cardiac glycoside. This drug is used for treating various heart disorders by slowing down the rate of heartbeat.

Lanoxin is an effective brand of Digoxin, which possesses similar therapeutic effect as that of generic drug.

Available dosage form: Oral
Available doses of Lanoxin: 0.125, 0.25 and 0.5 mg

Mode of Action Lanoxin 0.25mg:

Digoxin shows its effectiveness by:

Inhibiting sodium- potassium ATPase
Increasing sodium and potassium in the cells
Stimulating sodium- calcium exchange
Increasing intracellular quantity of calcium
Inducing beneficial action on cardiac muscles

Indications of Lanoxin 0.25mg:

Heart failure: this drug successfully used to treat mild to moderate heart failure by improving the various heart failure symptoms. This may occur due to increase the left ventricular ejection fraction.
Atrial fibrillation: this drug shows its beneficial effect to treat chronic atrial fibrillation by controlling the ventricular response rate.

Contraindications of Lanoxin 0.25mg:

The use of Digoxin is contraindicated in some conditions like:

Recently had a myocardial infraction
Hypersensitivity to this drug
Hypokalaemia or hypomagnesaemia
Hypercalcaemia
Lung disorders
Thyroid problems
Digestion problems
Other heart problem, that may occur due to the deficiency of vitamin B

Drug Interaction of Lanoxin 0.25mg:

This medicine should not be taken along with some another drugs, this may develop the harmful effects in patients. These drugs are:

Drugs intended for stomach disorders like indigestion and diarrhea
Drugs used to treat breathing problem like asthma
Drugs for cardiac disorders like hypertension
Anti depressant drugs
Anti epileptic drugs
Antibiotics
Diuretics
Laxatives
Steroids

Storage of Lanoxin:

Storage conditions for Lanoxin are:

Kept at room temperature, which ranges from 15 to 30° C.
Store in clean and dry place.

Dose and Mode of Administration of Lanoxin Tablets:

This medicine is recommended to take orally with a glass of plain water. This drug should be started with a single dose of 0.25 to 0.5 mg. This dose of drug should progressively increase to 0.75 mg.

Dose of Lanoxin is based upon various factors, i.e.
Age and weight of the patients
Renal condition
Severity of heart problem
Response to the medicine

Dose adjustment should be done prior giving this drug to older patients (over the age of 70 years) and patients with kidney impairment.

Maximum dose for older patient is 0.25 mg once in a day.

Maximum dose for those Patients having renal problem is 0.0625 mg per day.


Side Effects of generic Digoxin Tablets:

Some side effects which may cause due to Lanoxin are:

Irregular heart rate
Bloody or black urine
Blurred vision
Confusion
Hallucination
Depression
Drowsiness
Weakness
Weight gain
nausea

Safety Measures of Digoxin:

Some safety measures are:

Avoid taking meal that rich in fibres and roughage, because this may decreased the absorption of this drug.
This drug may cause dizziness, tiredness and loss of vision in an individual, so try to avoid driving or any physical activity after taking this drug.
This drug contains sugar derivative, i.e. Lactose. So avoid taking this drug to those patients, who have intolerance to sugar.
This drug should not be given to pregnant women and breastfeeding mother.

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