Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Lanoxin Toxicity Evaluation

Evaluation of digoxin toxicity begins with a history and physical examination.

Usually, the physical exam is normal in someone with digoxin toxicity.

Physical findings in those with severe digoxin toxicity include:

Digoxin toxicity may also cause dehydration.

Tests that may be used to evaluate digoxin toxicity include:

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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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