Dixin Paed Oral Solution

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Dixin Paed Oral Solution Information

Dixin Paed Oral Solution, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Syrup. Heart Failure, Arrhythmia are some of its major therapeutic uses. Other than this, Dixin Paed Oral Solution has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The correct dosage of Dixin Paed Oral Solution depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

Apart from the aforementioned side effects, Dixin Paed Oral Solution can also lead to other problems, which have been listed below. These side effects of Dixin Paed Oral Solution are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Consult your doctor if these side effects become worse or stay for a longer duration.

Furthermore, you should know that effect of Dixin Paed Oral Solution is Severe for pregnant women and Safe for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Dixin Paed Oral Solution has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Dixin Paed Oral Solution related warnings section.

Dixin Paed Oral Solution is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate), Hypercalcemia as it can result in adverse effects. The section on Dixin Paed Oral Solution contraindications lists all such conditions.

Drug interactions for Dixin Paed Oral Solution have been reported in the medical literature. See below for a complete list.

You should also be aware that Dixin Paed Oral Solution is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



Dixin Paed Oral Solution Benefits & Uses

Dixin Paed Oral Solution is used to treat the following -

Main Benefits

Other Benefits

Dixin Paed Oral Solution Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Geriatric
  • Disease: Arrhythmia
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mcg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
Adult
  • Disease: Arrhythmia
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mcg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
13 - 18 years (Adolescent)
  • Disease: Heart Failure
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mcg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
2 - 12 years (Child)
  • Disease: Heart Failure
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 5 mcg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 1 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: For course duration follow doctor's advice
Infant (1 month to 2 years)
  • Disease: Heart Failure
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 6 mcg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Initially given 17.5 mcg/kg for 3 dose, Tablet dose are also same
Neonates (0 to 1 month)
  • Disease: Heart Failure
  • Before or After Meal: Either
  • Single Maximum Dose: 4 mcg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Oral
  • Frequency: 2 daily
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: Initially given 17.5 mcg/kg for 3 dose, Tablet dose are also same

Dixin Paed Oral Solution Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Dixin Paed Oral Solution safe for pregnant women?


    Dixin shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Dixin Paed Oral Solution safe during breastfeeding?


    Dixin is completely safe for breastfeeding women.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Dixin Paed Oral Solution on the Kidneys?


    Dixin has very mild side effects on the kidneys.

    Mild
  • What is the effect of Dixin Paed Oral Solution on the Liver?


    Information about safety of Dixin for the liver is not available since scientific research on this is yet to be done.

    Unknown
  • What is the effect of Dixin Paed Oral Solution on the Heart?


    Dixin may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

    Mild


Dixin Paed Oral Solution Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Dixin Paed Oral Solution unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Dixin Paed Oral Solution

  • Is this Dixin Paed Oral Solution habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Dixin Paed Oral Solution is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Dixin Paed Oral Solution can make you feel drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Dixin Paed Oral Solution is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, the use of Dixin Paed Oral Solution in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

Dixin Paed Oral Solution Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Dixin Paed Oral Solution


    It is safe to take Dixin Paed Oral Solution with food.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Dixin Paed Oral Solution


    Information about the interaction of Dixin Paed Oral Solution and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

    Unknown


Frequently asked Questions about Dixin Paed Oral Solution

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take Dixin with ibuprofen?

Dr. Tarun kumar MBBS , Other

Yes, you can take Dixin with ibuprofen only on your doctor's advice because taking both of these drugs at the same time can increase the concentration of digoxin in the blood which can lead to side effects such as visual changes, nausea, and irregular heartbeats.

Question about 5 years ago

Does Dixin cause constipation?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

No, Dixin does not cause constipation. However, if you are experiencing constipation after taking this drug, it may be due to some other medical conditions. Take precautionary methods if you suffer from constipation such as eating fibrous food, drink plenty of fluid, and take some laxative (Lactulose syrup).

Question over 5 years ago

What is Dixin?

Dr. Braj Bhushan Ojha BAMS , Gastroenterology, Dermatology, Psychiatry, Ayurveda, Sexology, Diabetology

Dixin is a brand name of digoxin and it is available in the form of a tablet, injection, syrup, and oral solution. It belongs to the class of drug called cardiac glycosides. It is a prescription drug that is used for the treatment of heart failure and irregular heartbeat ( Arrhythmia).

Question about 5 years ago

Can I take Dixin without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD , Cardiology, Neurology, Pediatrics, Dermatology, Pulmonology, Nephrology, General Physician, Other, Infectious Disease, Emergency Medicine, Allergy and Immunology, Internal Medicine, Multispeciality

No, Dixin is a high alert and prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation because it can cause very unpleasant side effects. Hence, you should always consult a doctor before taking this medication by himself or herself.

Question about 5 years ago

Can Dixin cause weight loss?

Dr. OP Kholwad MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Dixin can cause weight loss if it is taken in higher doses. Weight loss occurs especially in children and older age group (Geriatric). However, if you are experiencing rapid weight loss then discuss it with your doctor instantly.



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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 430-433

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 512-519

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Lanoxin® (digoxin)

Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA): Department of Health [Internet]. Governmet of Australia; Package leaflet information for the user; Sigmaxin (digoxin)

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