Digoxin is a medication used to facilitate myocardial (heart muscle) contractions, to reduce the pulse rate and control the access of tachycardia
by diminishing nerve conductibility in the heart. It is thus most often used to treat cardiac deficiencies
fibrillations. It permits a dramatic improvement of symptoms. It must nevertheless be administered with caution, as an overdose
may lead to death through cardiac arrest
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