[Cognitive impairment induced by digoxin intake in patients older than 65 years].

Abstract

Cognitive impairment or clinical signs of dementia in an old patient who receives digoxin, should suggest a digitalis intoxication. Symptoms can be present although a normal digoxin serum concentration. It is recommended to stop the treatment to obtain a regression of dementia symptoms.

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@article{MaheutBosser2006CognitiveII, title={[Cognitive impairment induced by digoxin intake in patients older than 65 years].}, author={Anne Maheut-Bosser and B{\'e}atrice Brembilla-Perrot and Bernadette Hanesse and Itamar Ant{\^o}nio Piffer and Franqçois Paille}, journal={Annales de cardiologie et d'angéiologie}, year={2006}, volume={55 5}, pages={246-8} }