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Digoxin, Oral/Macrolide Antibiotics

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Medical warning:

Serious. These medicines may interact and cause very harmful effects. Contact your healthcare professional (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) for more information.

How the interaction occurs:

Macrolides may increase the effects of digoxin.

What might happen:

The effects of your digoxin may increase and cause a slow or irregular heartbeat.

What you should do about this interaction:

Let your healthcare professionals (e.g. doctor or pharmacist) know that you are taking these medicines together. The dose of your medicine may need adjusting. Let your doctor know if you have any nausea, vomiting, headaches, fatigue, drowsiness, weakness, disorientation, hallucinations, changes in vision, or a slow/irregular heartbeat.Your healthcare professionals may already be aware of this interaction and may be monitoring you for it. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with them first.


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