Digoxin
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Information

Digoxin is a cardiac glycoside derived from the digitalis plant. It is used to treat congestive heart failure and atrial dysrhythmias. Digoxin levels are monitored to assure adequate therapeutic levels are achieved and to avoid toxicity.

Synonyms: Lanoxin®

Methodology
Immunoassay (IA)
Specimen Required

SST, minimum volume 1 mL.
Specimen Stability:
Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 10 days
Frozen: 30 days

CPT Code(s)
80162