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Why hypercalcemia increases the toxicity of digitalis?

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suzanne66 25 Oct 2010

The effects of hypercalcemia and digoxin are additive. Hypercalcemia can predispose patients to digoxin toxicity and serious arrhythmias.
Hypercalcemia should be corrected before digoxin treatment is started and calcium levels should be monitored regularly.

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