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Digoxin

General Digoxin is an old drug, perhaps ancient by some standards. It is a purified cardiac glycoside extracted from the purple foxglove (digitalis purpurea) plant. Trade names for digoxin include Lanoxin, Digitek, and Lanoxicaps. It is also a generic medication. Digoxin has been used in patients with atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure for decades…

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