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Which over-the-counter medications can interfere with digoxin?

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  • Check with your doctor before taking the following over-the-counter medications, as they can interfere with the effects of digoxin: Antacids
  • Asthma drugs
  • Cold medicine
  • Cough or sinus medicine
  • Laxatives
  • Medicines for diarrhea
  • Diet drugs

Limit sodium to 2,000 milligrams per day. Talk to your doctor about how much potassium you should get.

SOURCES: 

MedlinePlus: "Digoxin Oral."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Digoxin: A Medicine for Heart Problems."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on April 26, 2018

SOURCES: 

MedlinePlus: "Digoxin Oral."

FamilyDoctor.org: "Digoxin: A Medicine for Heart Problems."

Reviewed by James Beckerman on April 26, 2018

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