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digoxin:

see digitalisdigitalis
, any of several chemically similar drugs used primarily to increase the force and rate of heart contractions, especially in damaged heart muscle. The effects of the drug were known as early as 1500 B.C.
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digoxin

[dī′gäk·sən]
(organic chemistry)
C41H64O14 A crystalline steroid obtained from a foxglove leaf (Digitalis lanata); similar to digitalis in pharmacological effects.
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However, I can try to be Sherlock Holmes (the author, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, was an outstanding physician known for his deductive reasoning) and deduce a diagnosis based on the following facts: you are female, you have had this since you were a teenager, and the SVT has been effectively (I assume) treated with digoxin (Lanoxin) for years, and now by verapamil.
Medications What They Do Generic name (sample brand names) Cardiovascular Medications Anti-Arrhythmia Medications: Improve the strength and digoxin (Lonoxicaps, Lanoxin) efficiency of the heart by digitoxin (Crystodigin) regulating heart rate.
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A good example of the price disparity between veterinary medicines and human medicines is the price of the drug Lanoxin, used in the treatment of heart failure.
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Although the main drug in this class is digoxin (Lanoxin, etc.), in European countries digitoxin (Crystodigin) is also used for similar indications.
News study, there are many others, including such commonly prescribed medications as Tagamet, Coumadin, Lanoxin, Tegretol, and Dilantin, which can interact with other medicine.
Generic Versus Brand-Name Drug Usage Among FFS and HMO Beneficiaries Drug FFS Mentions Drug HMO Mentions Lanoxin 11,040,029 FUROSEMIDE 765,020 Cardizem 7,279,562 Lanoxin 738,471 Procardia 6,848,458 Vasotec 580,145 Zantac 6,775,104 Cardizem 545,495 FUROSEMIDE 6,190,546 HCTZ(**) 496,224 Lasix 6,000,161 Procardia 479,228 Vasotec 5,992,800 Premarin 413,688 Synthroid 5,697,207 Synthroid 402,307 Capoten 5,500,437 ISOSORBIDE DN 401,875 Premarin 5,131,864 Ventolin 386,878
Prescribed as digoxin or Lanoxin, digitalis is taken daily by many heart patients.
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