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Cardiac Glycosides

Digoxin

  • is a cardiac glycoside
  • an antiarrythmic
  • it increases cardiac output
  • slows down the heart rate

Watch for Digoxin Toxicity:

Assessment and Signs of Digoxin Toxicity:

  • Vision Changes (halo effect)
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Bradycardia and Anorexia
  • Anorexia
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