Compare Hydralazine vs. Digoxin

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hydralazine

Lanoxin
(digoxin)

Coming soon.Improves heart pumping. Digoxin is a good backup for treating heart failure symptoms, but it doesn't, by itself, lower your risk of death.
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Coupons for Hydralazine
Best available price for 90 (25mg) tablets of hydralazine
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Best available price for 30 (125mcg) tablets of digoxin
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Reviews for Digoxin
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-64% worse vs. Hydralazine
43%
-43% worse vs. Hydralazine
31%
-69% worse vs. Hydralazine
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Side effects
HydralazineDigoxin

We haven’t found good data for Hydralazine side effects.

FDA side effect reports for Hydralazine »
  • Any side effect 20%
  • Dizziness 1%
  • Mental disturbances 4%
  • Nausea 1%
  • Diarrhea 3%
  • Death 1%
  • Side effects requiring hospitalization 1%
  • Abnormally fast heart beat 2%
  • Vomiting 2%
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How it works
HydralazineDigoxin
Coming soon.Digoxin helps your heart work more efficiently. It makes your heart pump slower and stronger, which helps it get more blood and oxygen out to your body and organs.
Type of medication
HydralazineDigoxin
Prescription only
Available as
HydralazineDigoxin
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Liquid
Used for
HydralazineDigoxin
  • Essential Hypertension
Risk factors for serious side effects
HydralazineDigoxin
    Coming soon.
    • History of heart problems
    • Drug interactions
    • Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome
    • Low body weight, advanced age, impaired renal function, electrolyte imbalances
    • Overactive or underactive thyroid
    Detailed Lanoxin (digoxin) risks & warnings »
    Pregnancy

    Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Research studies with animals found harmful effects on unborn babies. It hasn’t been properly studied in humans. The benefits might outweigh the risks even if you’re pregnant. Talk with your doctor.

    Interactions
    HydralazineDigoxin
    No interactions related info.
    • Tell your doctor about other medicines you're taking to avoid drug interactions.
    Upsides and benefits
    HydralazineDigoxin
    Coming soon
    • Used for some abnormal heart rhythms, and for heart failure that can't be controlled by other medications.
    • Relieves shortness of breath, and makes it easier to be active without having symptoms.
    • In studies, Digoxin lowered the risk of having to be admitted to the hospital for worsening heart failure.
    Downsides and risks
    HydralazineDigoxin
    Coming soon
    • For heart failure, relieves symptoms, but does not lower the risk of death. That's why it's usually used together with other heart failure medicines that do lower the risk of death.
    • Requires blood tests, especially during the first few weeks of treatment.
    Tips from our pharmacists for people taking the medication
    HydralazineDigoxin
    Coming soon
    • Take it at the same time every day.
    • Drink plenty of water while taking this medicine.
    • Requires routine blood tests to make sure you have the right amount of Digoxin in your body.
    • Tell your doctor about other medicines you're taking to avoid drug interactions.
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