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Digoxin (Lanoxin)

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Digoxin (Lanoxin)

What is the Generic Name for Lanoxin?

Digoxin

What is the Trade Name for Digoxin?

Lanoxin

What are the Indications of Digoxin (Lanoxin)?

  • CHF
  • A-fib
  • A-flutter

What are the Actions of Digoxin (Lanoxin)?

Positive inotropic effect (increases force of myocardial contraction), prolongs refractory period, ↓ conduction through SA and AV nodes. Essentially digoxin is given to increase cardiac output and slow the rate.

What is the Therapeutic Class of Digoxin (Lanoxin)?

Antiarrhythmic, inotropics

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Digoxin (Lanoxin)?

Digitalis glycosides

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Date Published - Mar 5, 2016
Date Modified - Jun 28, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.