Brand Names:
Digazolan, Lanadicor, Lanoxin, Digoxine, Agoxin

Drug Type: Antiarrhythmia, Cardiac Glycoside, Enzyme Inhibitor


Digoxin (Lanoxin) is an anti-arrhythmic drug given to birds with congestive heart failure and to reduce ascites.

Storage/Stability: Digitoxin tablets should be stored at room temperature (15-30°C) and kept in well-closed containers. Digitoxin injection is hydrolyzed at pH’s less than 3. It is said to be compatible with most available IV solutions and it is not compatible with acids or alkalies.
  • Administered orally (0.01 mg/kg q24h x 6 weeks), or IV (0.0049 mg/kg q12h)
  • Ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation
  • Progressive bradyarrhythmias
  • collapse
  • sudden death
  • Bran and high fiber foods
  • Any excess salt/ or sodium
  • Garlic, ginger, gingko and horse chestnut