Frequently asked questions
Q: What is Lanoxin target?
A: The target of this qualitative remedy is struggle against certain types of fast heartbeats such as atrial fibrillation or fluttering arrhythmia and heart failure. It also treats angina. This drug can also be used after heart attack.
Q: What is the important Lanoxin information necessary to know?
A: Do not take Lanoxin in case of allergy to this medicine or to its ingredients. It is forbidden to take Lanoxin if you're pregnant or you plan to have a baby, or you are a nursing mother. Use Lanoxin with care if you are taking such medicines as a steroid medicine (prednisone (such as Deltasone), methylprednisolone (such as Medrol), prednisolone (such as Prelone, Pediapred), dexamethasone (such as Decadron)); a cancer chemotherapy drug; amphotericin B (such as Fungizone); indomethacin (such as Indocin); rifampin (such as Rifadin, Rimactane); cholestyramine (such as Questran, Prevalite) or colestipol (such as Colestid); a thyroid medication; a beta-blocker (atenolol (such as Tenormin), propranolol (such as Inderal), acebutolol (such as Sectral), metoprolol (such as Lopressor), carteolol (such as Cartrol), labetalol (such as Normodyne, Trandate) or nadolol (such as Corgard)); a diuretic (hydrochlorothiazide (such as HCTZ, HydroDiuril, others), chlorothiazide (such as Diuril), chlorthalidone (such as Hygroton, Thalitone), furosemide (such as Lasix), torsemide (such as Demadex), bumetanide (such as Bumex), ethacrynic acid (such as Edecrin), triamterene (such as Dyrenium, Maxzide, Dyazide), amiloride (such as Midamor), spironolactone (such as Aldactone), eplerenone (such as Inspra)); metoclopramide (such as Reglan); tetracycline (such as Broadspec, Emtet, Panmycin, Sumycin, Tetracap); erythromycin (such as E.E.S., E-Mycin, Eryc, Ery-Tab, PCE) or clarithromycin (such as Biaxin); sulfasalazine (such as Azulfidine); sulfasalazine (such as Azulfidine); another medicines for irregular heartbeats (quinidine (such as Quinidex, Quinora, Cardioquin), amiodarone (such as Cordarone) or propafenone (such as Rythmol)); itraconazole (such as Sporanox); a calcium channel blocker (diltiazem (such as Cardizem, Dilacor XR, Tiazac), amlodipine (such as Norvasc), felodipine (such as Plendil), nifedipine (such as Procardia, Adalat), verapamil (such as Verelan, Calan, Isoptin, Covera-HS)), an antacid or laxative that contains aluminum, magnesium or kaolin-pectin (such as Maalox, Rolaids, Mylanta, Milk of Magnesia). If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Lanoxin suddenly. If you suffer from or have a history of thyroid disease, cancer, kidney disease, heart arrhythmias,be careful with Lanoxin. If you are going to have a surgery be careful with Lanoxin. Avoid driving or operating machinery.
Q: What are Lanoxin side effects?
A: Lanoxin has its common side effects such as: nausea, lack of appetite, weakness, abnormal problems depression, with sexual activity, feeling drowsy, dizziness, vomiting, diarrhea, tiredness. But in case of rejection of Lanoxin ingredients you can experience more serious side effects: severe migraine, difficulties with breathing, symptoms of allergy (swelling, hives),extreme feeling drowsy, extreme dizziness, unusual behavior, abnormal weight gain, slow heartbeats (<60 beats a minute),problems with vision changes, hallucinations, dyspepsia, faint, irregular heartbeats.
Q: What are generic and brand names of Lanoxin?
A: Generic name of Lanoxin is Digoxin. Brand names of Lanoxin are Lanoxicaps, Lanoxin, Cardoxin, Digitek, Lanoxin Elixir Pediatric.
Q: Is it possible to drink alcohol?
A: No, it is forbidden to drink alcohol.