What is the Digoxin (Lanoxin) test?
Digoxin is a drug that is used to treat heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms. This test is used to determine if the concentration of digoxin in your blood is at a therapeutic level or toxic level.
When is the Digoxin (Lanoxin) test recommended?
It is recommended when:Heart failures, including congestive heart failure (CHF), cause the heart to become less effective at circulating blood. As a result, the blood backs up into the legs, hands, feet, lungs, and liver, causing swelling, shortness of breath, and fatigue.
What does it measure?
The Digoxin (Lanoxin) test: Analyzes the digoxin recommended at the beginning of drug therapy to ensure the correct dosage. Usually, the Digoxin takes approximately one to two weeks to reach a steady level in the blood and in the target organ, the heart. A test done at that time will more accurately reflect whether you are receiving the right amount of digoxin. Digoxin is a potentially poisonous chemical if you take it in large amounts or over a long period of time in incorrect doses. It is very important for the doctor to check the amount of digoxin in your blood regularly while you’re taking the drug.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 48 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Digoxin (Lanoxin) test in Hyderabad?
The cost of the Digoxin (Lanoxin) test in Hyderabad is Rs. 1,050.
How often should I get the Digoxin (Lanoxin) test?
The Digoxin (Lanoxin) test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Digoxin (Lanoxin) test?
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for a Digoxin (Lanoxin) test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for a Digoxin (Lanoxin) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book a Digoxin (Lanoxin) test in Hyderabad?
Log into www.orangehealth.in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you
Why should I book a Digoxin (Lanoxin) test with Orange Health Labs in Hyderabad?
Orange Health Labs is the fastest diagnostic lab. With us, you can get tested at home within 60 minutes of placing an order anywhere in Hyderabad. Our trained, professional, and vaccinated e Medic will be at your doorstep at the time selected by you. Your sample is safely transported at the optimal temperature to our NABL accredited and ICMR approved lab. The results will be delivered to you faster too!