What heart rhythm is a contraindication to digoxin therapy?

Contraindicated in: Hypersensitivity; Uncontrolled ventricular arrhythmias; AV block (in absence of pacemaker);

Regarding this, what heart rhythm is contraindicated for digoxin?

A hypersensitivity reaction to other digitalis preparations usually constitutes a contraindication to digoxin. 5.1 Ventricular Fibrillation in Patients With Accessory AV Pathway (Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome) Patients with Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome who develop atrial fibrillation are at high risk

Secondly, at what heart rate should you withhold digoxin? Do you need to withhold digoxin when the pulse is less than 60 beats per minute?

Likewise, people ask, what is contraindicated with digoxin?

Avoid in patients with myocarditis. Risk of advanced or complete heart block in patients with sinus node disease and AV block. Heart failure patients with preserved ventricular function including acute cor pulmonale, amyloid heart disease, and constrictive pericarditis may be susceptible to digoxin toxicity.

What should you check before administering digoxin?

Guidelines for taking digoxin Check your pulse before you take your digoxin. If your pulse is under 60 beats per minute, wait 5 minutes. Then check your pulse again. If it’s still under 60, call your healthcare provider.

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