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Were you looking for information about Lanoxin? Lanoxine is a common misspelling of Lanoxin.
 
People with atrial fibrillation or heart failure (also called congestive heart failure) may benefit from Lanoxin® (digoxin). This prescription drug comes in many strengths and forms, including generic versions. Lanoxin belongs to a group of medicines called cardiac glycosides, which are also known as digitalis (they are extracted from the digitalis plant, a plant more commonly known as foxglove).
 
This medication is approved for use in children and adults. Commonly reported side effects include headache, diarrhea, and nausea.
 
(Click Lanoxin for information on how this drug works, important dosing guidelines, and more. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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