n South African Medical Journal - Digitalis reappraised : still here today, but gone tomorrow? : forum - clinical practice
|Article Title||Digitalis reappraised : still here today, but gone tomorrow? : forum - clinical practice|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 University of Cape Town|
|Publication Date||Feb 2015|
|Pages||88 - 89|
Digoxin is one of the oldest of drugs acting on the heart and still one of the most frequently used. While in atrial fibrillation digoxin continues to have a valid role in the control of ventricular rate when added to beta-blockers and calcium antagonists, digoxin for heart failure is no longer a supportable option in view of the negative recent meta-analysis.
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