Digoxin is derived from the leaves of a digitalis plant. Digoxin helps make the heart beat stronger and with a more regular rhythm. Digoxin is used to treat heart failure. Digoxin is also used to treat atrial fibrillation, a heart rhythm disorder of the atria (the upper chambers of the heart that allow blood to flow into the heart). Digoxin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Lanoxin is a drug that is derived from the leaves of a digitalis plant. This medication is used in the treatment of heart failure since it helps the heart beat stronger and with a regular rhythm. The medication can also be used in the treatment of atrial fibrillation, which is a heart rhythm disorder from the upper chambers of the heart that allow blood flow into the heart.