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1

Why is digoxin prescribed?

To treat heart failure and arrhythmias

2

Digoxin is a ____ _____

Cardiac glycoside

3

Always hold digoxin if the heart rate is less than____

60

4

WHat is the therapeutic blood range

1-2 greater 2= toxic

5

What are the signs of digoxin toxicity?

Seeing yellow spots, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain.

6

How is digoxin toxicity treated?

Dose will be lowered; in severe cases, give activated charcoal or Digiband.

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