Brand Names:
Digazolan, Lanadicor, Digoxine, Agoxin


Drug Type: Antiarrhythmia, Cardiac Glycoside, Enzyme Inhibitor

Digoxin


Digoxin is an anti-arrhythmic drug that was developed using a cardiac glycoside. It is used for treatment of chronic atrial fibrillation, supraventricular arrhythmias, and congestive heart failure in poultry. This drug is potentially toxic to poultry, and the margin between toxic and therapeutic dose is small.

Typical Dosage: 0.004 to 0.02 mg/kg in chickens.
  • Ventricular tachycardia or fibrillation
  • Progressive bradyarrhythmias
  • collapse
  • sudden death
  • Bran and high fiber foods
  • Any excess salt/ or sodium
  • Garlic, ginger, gingko and horse chestnut