Who should not take DIGOXIN?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:

Conditions:

  • myxedema
  • low amount of magnesium in the blood
  • high amount of calcium in the blood
  • low amount of potassium in the blood
  • a heart attack
  • cor pulmonale
  • constrictive pericarditis, or constrictive inflammation of the sac surrounding the heart
  • hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • atrioventricular block, a type of slow heart rhythm disorder
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
  • ventricular fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder
  • sick sinus syndrome
  • sinus bradycardia
  • inflammation of the middle tissue heart muscle
  • poisoning by the heart medication digitalis
  • restrictive cardiomyopathy
  • amyloid heart muscle disease
  • kidney disease with likely reduction in kidney function

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