Selected drug interactions in cardiology


Authors: Prokeš M.;  Suchopár J.
Authors‘ workplace: DrugAgency a. s.
Published in: Kardiol Rev Int Med 2020, 22(3): 108-117

Overview

Rational pharmacotherapy means the choice of a drug not only in terms of its effectiveness, but also in terms of possible risks, which include drug interactions. The aim of this article is to provide the current state of knowledge about the drug interactions of digoxin, amiodarone and statins, not so that doctors stop prescribing these drugs, but so that the doctor can take certain measures (dose adjustment, patient monitoring, laboratory tests and/or patient instructions) to reduce potential risks.

Keywords:

amiodarone – statins – Drug interactions – cardiology – pharmacology – digoxin


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