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5 Reasons You Shouldn’t Take Digoxin Any More

Dr. Sharon Orrange - February 24, 2015

Digoxin has been used for the treatment of atrial fibrillation and heart failure since the 70’s. Brand names of Digoxin include Lanoxin and Digitek and all work by inhibiting the sodium/potassium ATPase pump in heart cells which leads to increased contractility (squeeze).

However, there are better options for treatment and new reasons for concern about digoxin, so here are five reasons to talk to your doctor about a switch:

  1. The role of digoxin for rate control in patients with atrial fibrillation has been limited due to its relative lack of efficacy—it isn’t as effective compared to other treatments.
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