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Digoxin toxicity

Arrythmias 💓
Diarrhoea
N+V
Skin reactions
Vision disorders 👁️
-yellow
-blurred vision

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Toxicity range

1.5 - 3microgram/L

3

Monitoring

Bloods 6 hours after dose
Dig plasma concentration
Serum electrolyte
Ca- high = toxicity
Mg- low = toxicity
K-Low = toxicity. hypOkalaemia- toxicity
Renal function - reduce dose in impairment
Heart rate

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Interactions

St John's wort ↓dig conc
Diuretics - lead to hypokalaemia = toxicity
NSAIDs
ACE inhibitors
Beta blockers 🖤 block
Antacids - 2 hours apart