Digoxin monitoring

 

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1.   Monitoring parameters:

Digoxin trough serum level

 

Obtain level within 24 hours of digitalization, weekly until stable, and at steady state.

 

BUN and serum creatinine.

 

Measure every two days, or every day in unstable renal function.

 

Weigh patient daily.

 

Measure and monitor urine output daily.

 

Monitor apical pulse daily.

 

2.   Therapeutic serum concentrations (ng/ml)

The usual digoxin therapeutic range is 0.8 to 2 ng/ml.

 


See also:

Introduction

Precautions

Pharmacokinetic formulas

Bibliography

 

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