Digoxin 0.05 mg per mL (50 mcg per mL) oral solution (elixir).
Before prescribing this medication, your healthcare provider will consider several factors, such as your age, the medical condition being treated, and other medications you are taking. The tablets and elixir are usually taken by mouth once a day. Children may need to take digoxin more often than once a day. The injection is typically used when a rapid response to the medication is needed.
(Click Digoxin to learn more about when and how to take this prescription medicine to ensure a safe, effective treatment process. This article also provides a more in-depth look at the available strengths of digoxin, as well as how the drug works and potential side effects.)
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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