Heart disease can seem scary. Especially when it's affecting your beloved pet. Digoxin is used to treat heart diseases, such as congestive heart failure, certain types of heart rhythm disorders, and sometimes dilated cardiomyopathy. Digoxin works by affecting the minerals sodium and potassium inside your pet's heart cells. This action reduces strain on the heart and helps it maintain a normal, steady, and strong beat.
Key Benefits of Digoxin
- Treats heart diseases such as congestive heart failure, certain types of heart rhythm disorders, and dilated cardiomyopathy
- Affects the minerals sodium and potassium inside your pet's heart cells
- Reduces strain on your pet's heart
Who's Digoxin For?
Digoxin is an oral heart medication that increases the contraction strength of the heart, which increases the amount of blood pumped to the heart. It also reduces nerve stimulation to the heart thereby reducing the heart rate.
Digoxin 0.125 mg and .25 mg
Side Effects and Warnings
Your pet may experience decreased appetite, vomiting, diarrhea, depression, lack of coordination, and weakness. Contact your veterinarian if any symptom seems worrisome.
Use as directed by your veterinarian.