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Digoxin (Lanoxin) is used in the treatment of congestive heart failure and abnormally rapid atrial rhythms (atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter, atrial tachycardia). Drug interactions include calcium channel blockers, beta blockers, diuretics, and others. Common side effects include vomiting, headache, nausea, dizziness, skin rash, and mental changes.

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