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LANOXIN-PG ELIXIR 250MCG/5ML

Active substance(s): DIGOXIN

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12000000104223

Package Leaflet: Information for the User

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Lanoxin-PG Elixir
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Read all of this leaflet carefully before you start using
this medicine.
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BOZTJEFFGGFDUTOPUMJTUFEJOUIJTMFBGMFU QMFBTFUFMMZPVS
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PHARMA CODE N° 1018

In this leaflet:
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 #FGPSFZPVUBLF-BOPYJO1(
 )PXUPUBLF-BOPYJO1(
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1 What Lanoxin-PG is and what it is used for
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t heart failure
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FOPVHIUPTVQQMZCMPPEBSPVOEZPVSXIPMFCPEZ*UJT
OPUUIFTBNFBTBIFBSUBUUBDLBOEEPFTOPUNFBOUIBU
ZPVSIFBSUTUPQT
t certain types of irregular heart beats
5IFTFJODMVEFABUSJBMGMVUUFSPSAGJCSJMMBUJPO5IFZBSF
DBVTFECZQSPCMFNTJOUIFXBZUIFVQQFSDIBNCFSTPG
ZPVSIFBSUTFOEFMFDUSJDBMTJHOBMT5IFZDBVTFZPVSIFBSU
UPCFBUUPPGBTUPSJOBOVOFWFOXBZ
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5IJTQSPEVDUJTNBEFGPSVTFJODIJMESFOPSUIFFMEFSMZ CVU
JUNBZCFVTFECZPUIFST*GZPVBSFBQBSFOU HVBSEJBOPS
DBSFSQMFBTFSFBEAZPVPSAZPVSBTFJUIFSAZPVSDIJMEPSAUIF
QBUJFOUJOUIFSFTUPGUIJTMFBGMFU

2 Before you take Lanoxin-PG
Do not take Lanoxin-PG if:
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IFBSUQSPCMFNT
- A4FDPOEEFHSFFPSAJOUFSNJUUFOUDPNQMFUFIFBSU
CMPDL
- $FSUBJOUZQFTPGATVQSBWFOUSJDVMBSBSSIZUINJBT
- A7FOUSJDVMBSUBDIZDBSEJBPSA7FOUSJDVMBSGJCSJMMBUJPO
- A)ZQFSUSPQIJDPCTUSVDUJWFDBSEJPNZPQBUIZ
:PVSEPDUPSTIPVMEIBWFDIFDLFEZPVSIFBSUQSPCMFNBOE
EFDJEFEUIBUUIJTNFEJDJOFXJMMIFMQZPV*GZPVBSFOPUTVSF 
UBMLUPZPVSEPDUPSPSQIBSNBDJTUCFGPSFUBLJOH-BOPYJO1(
Take special care with Lanoxin-PG
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NFEJDJOFJG
t ZPVIBWFSFDFOUMZIBEBIFBSUBUUBDL NZPDBSEJBM
JOGBSDUJPO

t ZPVIBWFCFFOUPMEUIBUZPVIBWFMPXQPUBTTJVNPS
NBHOFTJVNMFWFMTJOZPVSCMPPE IZQPLBMBFNJBPS
IZQPNBHOFTBFNJB

t ZPVIBWFCFFOUPMEUIBUZPVIBWFIJHIDBMDJVNMFWFMTJO
ZPVSCMPPE IZQFSDBMDBFNJB

t ZPVIBWFBIFBSUQSPCMFNDBVTFECZBMBDLPGWJUBNJO# 
LOPXOBTA#FSJ#FSJEJTFBTF
t ZPVIBWFLJEOFZQSPCMFNT
t ZPVIBWFBMVOHQSPCMFN
t ZPVIBWFUIZSPJEQSPCMFNT
t ZPVIBWFEJHFTUJPOQSPCMFNT
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EPDUPSNBZDIBOHFZPVSEPTFPSZPVNBZOFFEBEJGGFSFOU
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Taking other medicines
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IBWFSFDFOUMZUBLFOBOZPUIFSNFEJDJOFT5IJTJODMVEFT
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t NFEJDJOFTGPSTUPNBDIQSPCMFNT JODMVEJOHJOEJHFTUJPO 
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t NFEJDJOFTGPSCBDUFSJBMJOGFDUJPOT BOUJCJPUJDT

t NFEJDJOFTGPSGVOHBMJOGFDUJPOT BOUJGVOHBMT

t NFEJDJOFTGPSIJHIDIPMFTUFSPM
t NFEJDJOFTGPSQSFWFOUJOHPSHBOUSBOTQMBOUSFKFDUJPO
t NFEJDJOFTGPSQSPCMFNTXJUIZPVSJNNVOFTZTUFN
t NFEJDJOFTGPSQSFWFOUJOHCMPPEDMPUTEVSJOHLJEOFZ
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t XBUFSUBCMFUT EJVSFUJDT

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t TUFSPJET
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Taking Lanoxin with food
-BOPYJODBOCFUBLFOXJUINPTUGPPET)PXFWFS ZPVTIPVME
BWPJEUBLJOHJUXJUIGPPETUIBUBSFIJHIJOGJCSF BMTPLOPXO
BTASPVHIBHF BTUIFBNPVOUPG-BOPYJOBCTPSCFEJOUPUIF
CPEZNBZCFSFEVDFE
Pregnancy and breast-feeding
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QSFHOBOU NJHIUCFDPNFQSFHOBOUPSBSFCSFBTUGFFEJOH
Driving and using machines
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Important information about some of the ingredients
of Lanoxin-PG
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3 How to take Lanoxin-PG
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Taking this medicine
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Stage 1 - loading dose
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DPSSFDUMFWFMRVJDLMZ:PVXJMMFJUIFS
- UBLFPOFMBSHFTJOHMFEPTFBOEUIFOCFHJOZPVS
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- UBLFBTNBMMFSEPTFFBDIEBZGPSBXFFLBOEUIFO
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Stage 2 - maintenance dose
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EPTFFWFSZEBZ VOUJMZPVSEPDUPSUFMMTZPVUPTUPQ

PHARMA CODE N° 1018

Adults and children over 10 years
t loading dose
- 6TVBMMZCFUXFFOBOENH BOENM
BT
BTJOHMFEPTF
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- "MUFSOBUJWFMZ CFUXFFOBOENH BOE
NM
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t maintenance dose
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- *UJTVTVBMMZCFUXFFOBOENH BOE
NM
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Children under 10 years
t loading dose
- 5IJTJTXPSLFEPVUVTJOHZPVSDIJMETXFJHIU
- 6TVBMMZCFUXFFOBOENH BOENM

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- 5IJTTIPVMECFHJWFOJOEJWJEFEEPTFTCFUXFFOBOE
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t maintenance dose
- 5IFEPDUPSXJMMEFDJEFUIJT EFQFOEJOHPOZPVSDIJMET
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- *UJTVTVBMMZB GJGUI
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If you use more Lanoxin-PG than you should
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If you forget to use Lanoxin-PG
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If you stop using Lanoxin-PG
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*GZPVIBWFBOZGVSUIFSRVFTUJPOTPOUBLJOHUIJTNFEJDJOF 
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5 How to store Lanoxin-PG
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6 Further information
What Lanoxin-PG contains
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What Lanoxin-PG looks like and contents of the pack
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Marketing Authorisation Holder and Manufacturer
Marketing Authorisation Holder:
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Product name
Lanoxin-PG Elixir
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4 Possible side effects
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Tell your doctor immediately if:
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Other side effects that you should tell your doctor
about, include:
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12000000104223

PHARMA CODE N° 1018

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Source: Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided here is accurate, up-to-date and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. This information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States. The absence of a warning for a given drug or combination thereof in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. If you have questions about the substances you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

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