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Active Ingredient(s): Digitoxin
FDA Approved: * August 28, 1978
Pharm Company: * LILLY
Category: Heart (Cardiac)

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



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Digitoxin is a cardiac glycoside. It is a phytosteroid and is similar in structure and effects to digoxin (though the effects are longer-lasting). Unlike digoxin (which is eliminated from the body via the kidneys), it is eliminated via the liver, so could be used in patients with poor or erratic kidney function. However, it is now rarely used in current Western medical practice. While several controlled trials have shown digoxin to be effective in a proportion of patients treated for heart f...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Digitoxin
  • Injection: 0.2mg/ml
  • Tablet: 0.05mg, 0.1mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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