Magnesium status and digoxin toxicity.

  title={Magnesium status and digoxin toxicity.},
  author={Ian S Young and Evelyn Goh and U H McKillop and Christian F Stanford and David P. Nicholls and Elisabeth R. Trimble},
  journal={British journal of clinical pharmacology},
  volume={32 6},
1. Eighty-one hospital patients receiving digoxin were separated into groups with and without digoxin toxicity using clinical criteria. Serum digoxin, sodium, potassium, calcium, creatinine, magnesium and monocyte magnesium concentrations were compared. 2. Subjects with digoxin toxicity had impaired colour vision (P less than 0.0001, Farnsworth-Munsell 100 hue test) and increased digoxin levels (1.89 (1.56-2.21) vs 1.34 (1.20-1.47) nmol l-1, P less than 0.01) (mean (95% confidence limits… CONTINUE READING

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