Digoxin, the heart drug derived from digitalis, has now been comprehensively shown to be ineffective in heart failure, according to a study of nearly 7000 patients.
Heart failure is a catch-all term which simply means that your heart isn’t working quite as well as it should. A number of problems building up over time can result in a heart that can’t pump as well as it used to.
Warfarin (Coumadin) is an anticoagulant, or blood-thinning agent, which works by inhibiting vitamin K-coagulation factors. Verapamil is a calcium-channel blocker and digoxin,