Digoxin 0.5Mg Injection contains following Salts:-
Digoxin - Drug Information
Indications Digoxin is primarily indicated in conditions like Acute left ventricular failure, Atrial fibrillation, Atrial flutter, Chronic left ventricular failure, Congestive heart failure, Heart failure, Ischaemic heart disease, Supraventricular arrhythmias (particularly atrial fibrillation), Supraventricular tachycardia.
Dosage Adult: Rapid digitalisation: Loading dose of 0.75-1.5 mg during the first 24-hr period as a single dose or in divided doses every 6 hr for less urgent or greater risk cases. For mild heart failure: Loading dose may not be required, 250 mcg 1-2 times daily. For patients with normal renal function, steady-state plasma concentrations are usually achieved in about 7 days. Usual maintenance: 125-250 mcg daily but may range from 62.5-500 mcg daily. Child: Neonate <1.5 kg: Initial: 25 mcg/kg/day in 3 divided doses for 24 hr, then 4-6 mcg/kg/day in 1-2 divided doses; neonate 1.5-2.5 kg: Initial: 30 mcg/kg/day in 3 divided doses for 24 hr, then 4-6 mcg/kg/day in 1-2 divided doses; Neonate >2.5 kg and child 1 mth-2 yr: Initial: 45 mcg/kg/day in 3 divided doses for 24 hr, then 10 mcg/kg/day in 1-2 divided doses. 2-5 yr: Initial: 35 mcg/kg/day in 3 divided doses for 24 hr, then 10 mcg/kg/day in 1-2 divided doses. 5-10 yr: Initial: 25 mcg/kg/day (max: 750 mcg/day) in 3 divided doses for 24 hr, then 6 mcg/kg/day (max: 250 mcg/day) in 1-2 divided doses. 10-18 yr: Initial: 0.75-1.5 mg/day in 3 divided doses for 24 hr, then 62.5-750 mcg/day in 1-2 divided doses. Reduce doses if patient has been given cardiac glycoside in the preceding 2 wk.
Contra-Indications Digitalis toxicity, ventricular tachycardia/fibrillation, obstructive cardiomyopathy. Arrhythmias due to accessory pathways (e.g. Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome).
Side Effects Ventricular Tachycardia, Ventricular Fibrillation, Supraventricular Extra Beats, Heart Block, Rhodopsia, Cyanopsia, Castanopsia, Melanopsin, Increased FSH (follicular Stimulating Hormone), Increased Estrogen.
Special Precautions Cardiac dysrhythmias, hypokalaemia, hypertension, IHD, hypercalcaemia, hypomagnesaemia, electroconversion, chronic cor pulmonale, aortic valve disease, acute myocarditis, congestive cardiomyopathies, constrictive pericarditis, heart block, elderly, renal impairment, abnormalities in thyroid function; pregnancy. IV digoxin can only be given to patients who have not received cardiac glycosides in the preceding 2 wk.
Drug-Interaction Effectiveness reduced by phenytoin, neomycin, sulphasalazine, kaolin, pectin, antacids and in patients receiving radiotherapy. Metoclopramide may alter the absorption of solid dosage forms of digoxin. Blood levels increased by calcium channel blockers, spironolactone, quinidine and calcium salts.Potentially Fatal: Electrolyte imbalances such as hypokalaemia and hypomagnesemia (e.g. admin of potassium-losing diuretics, corticosteroids) can increase the risk of cardiac toxicity.
Price of Digoxin 0.5Mg Injection : Rs.81.84
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|Composition||Digoxin 0.25 mg|
|Pack Size||2 ml in Vial|
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