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How much do you know about Digoxin and Digoxin Therapy? Based off of ATI book and Pharmacology for nursing book.

Negative Chronotopic Effect

A decreased heart rate, giving the ventricles more time to fill and leading to an increased stroke volume(SV) and cardiac output(CO).

Positive Inotopic Effect

An increased force of myocardial contraction.

Pharmacological Class of Digoxin

Cardiac Glycoside

Uses of Digoxin

Treatment of Heart Failure and Dysrythmias.

Primary actions of Digoxin

Cause the heart to beat more forcefully and and more slowly, thus improving cardiac output(CO).

Pregnancy category of Digoxin

Category C

Contraindications of Digoxin

AV blocks, ventricular dysrythmias,

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