If you'd like more information than is provided on this site, you may visit one of these relevant resources.
Antidote Resource Center
A new Antidote Resource Center has been developed by the Annals of Emergency Medicine that includes multimedia presentations, slides, full-text access to peer-reviewed articles, and more, on the management of poisoned patients. All materials can be downloaded to your computer.
The American Association of Poison Control Centers
The American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC) works to support the nation's 60 poison centers in the valuable work they do. America's poison centers are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help you. The phone number 1-800-222-1222 will connect you to your local poison center anywhere in the U.S. The call is free, confidential, and answered by medical professionals.
The American Academy of Clinical Toxicology
The American Academy of Clinical Toxicology is a non-profit organization that brings scientific professionals together in the advancement of research, education, prevention and treatment of disease that are caused by chemicals, drugs and toxins.
The American College of Cardiology
The American College of Cardiology is a non-profit organization, leading the formulation of health policy, standards, and guidelines and a major supporter of cardiovascular research.
The American Heart Association
The American Heart Association is a national voluntary health agency to help reduce disability and death from cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
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DigiFab® Digoxin Immune Fab (Ovine) is indicated for the treatment of patients with life-threatening or potentially life-threatening digoxin toxicity or overdose. DigiFab® is not indicated for milder cases of digitalis toxicity.
Important Safety Information
Patients with poor cardiac function may deteriorate secondary to the withdrawal of the inotropic action of digoxin by DigiFab®. Rapid drop in serum potassium concentration may occur after treatment with DigiFab®. Patients with known allergies to sheep protein, papaya, or papain are at higher risk of an anaphylactic reaction. Suicidal ingestion may involve more than one drug. Toxic effects of other drugs or poisons should not be overlooked. The most common adverse reactions (>7%) related to DigiFab® are worsening congestive heart failure (13%), hypokalemia (13%) and worsening atrial fibrillation (7%). Please see full prescribing information, including events, precautions, or warnings.