Digoxin raises mortality risk in A-fib patients, study finds

11/29/2012 | HealthDay News

Atrial fibrillation patients who took digoxin had a 41% higher risk of death from all causes than those who didn't take the drug, according to a study of more than 4,000 patients. In addition, digoxin users were 35% more likely to die from cardiovascular causes and 61% more likely to die from arrhythmias than non-users. The findings were published online in the European Heart Journal.

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