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Digoxin

Common Drug for Irregular Heartbeat Tied to Worse Outcomes

Patients who take the heart rhythm drug digoxin may face a nearly 30% greater risk of death than patients not taking the drug, a review of prior research suggests. Of about 458,000 patients with atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat), nearly 112,000 were taking digoxin. Those taking digoxin were found to face…

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