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If you have congestive heart failure (CHF) or atrial fibrillation, you may benefit from digoxin (Lanoxin®). This medication is approved for use in adults, children, and infants, and is available by prescription only. It comes as a tablet, an elixir (oral liquid), or an injection. The tablets and elixir are usually taken by mouth once a day.
 
Digoxin comes in the following strengths and forms:
 
  • Digoxin 0.0625 mg (62.5 mcg) tablet
  • Digoxin 0.125 mg (125 mcg) tablet
  • Digoxin 0.1875 mg (187.5 mcg) tablet
  • Digoxin 0.25 mg (250 mcg) tablet
  • Digoxin 0.25 mg per mL (250 mcg per mL) injection
  • Digoxin 0.05 mg per mL (50 mcg per mL) oral solution (elixir).
 
Your dosage will depend on several factors, such as your age, the medical condition being treated, and other medical conditions you may have. For instance, the recommended starting dosage for treating congestive heart failure in adults is normally 0.25 mg (250 mcg) of digoxin once daily.
 
(For more information, click Digoxin. This article offers a complete overview of dosing guidelines for this medication, including important tips on when and how to take it.)
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