Digoxin: Mechanism of Action & Drug Interactions


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Which of the following is digoxin used to treat?

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1. Which of the following drugs causes the heart to beat irregularly if taken with digoxin?

2. NSAIDs, angiotension II antagonists, and antibiotics all cause digoxin levels to _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet reviews what you know about digoxin and its use as a medicine. You'll check your understanding of how it works in the body and how other drugs can cause undesirable interactions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet is offered to see how much you know about:

  • What digoxin treats
  • Common known drug interactions and the symptoms they cause
  • How digoxin affects the body

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see if you can remember what NSAIDs and antibiotics cause digoxin levels to do
  • Making connections - review what you know about drug interactions and what can cause an irregular heartbeat if taken with digoxin
  • Knowledge application - check what you know about digoxin to answer questions about how it works in the body

Additional Learning

Further your knowledge of digoxin with the lesson, Digoxin: Mechanism of Action & Drug Interactions. This lesson offers a more in-depth look at:

  • The body part that digoxin was created to help
  • Understanding how digoxin works in the body with a visual diagram
  • Causes of arrhythmias
  • Different drugs that cause interactions and what happens if taken together