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Monday, 12 May 2008

What is Digoxin or Digitalis?

 

Digoxin also known as Digitalis, is a purified cardiac glycoside extracted from the foxglove plant. It works by affecting certain minerals (sodium and potassium) inside the cells of the heart. This reduces strain on the heart and helps it beat more strongly Digoxin is widely used in the treatment of various heart conditions, namely atrial fibrillation, atrial flutter and sometimes heart failure that cannot be controlled by other medication. Digoxin preparations are commonly marketed under the trade names Lanoxin, Digitech, and Lanoxicaps.

 

Digitek Recall

 

Actavis Totowa LLC, a division of Actavis Group, is initiating a Class I nationwide recall of Digitek® (digoxin tablets, USP, all strengths) for oral use. The products are distributed by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc., under a "Bertek" label and by UDL Laboratories, Inc. under a "UDL" label. Actavis manufactures the products for Mylan and the products are distributed by Mylan and UDL under the Bertek and UDL labels. Bertek and UDL are affiliates of Mylan. Digitek lawsuits are being filed

 

The voluntary recall of Digitek includes all lots, due to the possibility that Digetek tablets were made with double the appropriate thickness may have been commercially released. These tablets may contain twice the approved level of active ingredient than it appropriate which can result in digitalis toxicity, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, low blood pressure, cardiac instability, bradycardia and death. Digitek® is used to treat heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms. The existence of double strength tablets poses a risk of digitalis toxicity in patients with renal failure

 

Digitek Lawsuits - Contact a Lawyer

 

If you or a loved one have been seriously injured or a loved one has died as a result of this digitalis toxicity or an overdose of Digitek, please call us immediately for a Free Digitek Recall Lawsuit Evaluation to learn more information on whether your case should be filed as a separate lawsuit or part of a global Digitek Class Action Lawsuit. Get the facts about which is best for you.

 

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