Digoxin

Other Names:
Digoxin specific antibody
Use:
Digoxin is an anti-arrhythmic drug used to treat several different cardiovascular conditions in horses. It is also used to neutralize and bind with molecules of digoxin and digitoxin; for treatment of poisoning by drug overdose or ingestion of one of the following toxic plants (Foxglove (Digitalis), Oleander (Nerium), Desert Rose or Azalea (Adenium), Milkweed (Asciepias), Star of Bethlehem (Ornithogalum), Rubber Vines (Cryptostegia), English or Spanish Bluebells (Hyancinthoides), Monarch Butterfly (Danaus), Bufo Toads (Bufonidae), Corkscrew flower (Strophanthus), Digitalis, Digitoxin, and Digoxin. 6-12 mg/kg (2 vials/10 kg) administered slowly through IV.
Treats:
Atrial Fibrillation, Congestive Heart Failure, Supraventricular Arrhythmias, Oleander Poisoning, Milkweed Poisoning, Star Of Bethlehem Toxicosis, Foxglove Toxicosis