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Lanoxin

POM
Read time: 28 mins
Last updated: 06 May 2020
Published: 01 Apr 2021

4.1 Therapeutic indications

Cardiac failure

Digoxin is indicated in the management of chronic cardiac failure where the dominant problem is systolic dysfunction. Its therapeutic benefit is greatest in those patients with ventricular dilatation.

Digoxin is specifically indicated where cardiac failure is accompanied by atrial fibrillation.

Supraventricular arrhythmias

Digoxin is indicated in the management of certain supraventricular arrhythmias, particularly chronic atrial flutter and fibrillation.

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