Digitalis Toxicity Linked to Digitek

October 11, 2013

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects
Patients injured from the tainted Digitek in 2007 or 2008 before the recall. Patients may have either taken the .125 mg or .25 oral dosages.
Damages
Digitek has been linked to heart attack, slow heartbeat, cardiac instability, sudden cardiac death and renal infarction.
Company(ies)
Actavis Totowa LLC
Additional Details
Digitek is prescribed for congestive heart failure and cardiac arrest caused by ventricular tachycardia. It increases the amount of calcium in the heart's cells to create a stronger heartbeat.
Date
Digitek was recalled on Apri 25, 2008.