Digoxin (Lanoxin)
Fasting Required: No

Specimen: Blood

Lab: Quest Diagnostics

Results: 1-3 business days
Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

Limitations: Spironolactone and some herbal drugs may interfere with this test.

Description: Digoxin is a drug used to treat heart failure and abnormal heart rhythms and is prescribed to alleviate some of the symptoms. It strengthens the contractions of the heart and helps it to pump blood more efficiently. Digoxin levels are monitored to assure adequate therapeutic levels are achieved and to avoid toxicity.

Alternative Name(s): Lanoxin