Prescription Drug Coverage

Digox (Digoxin) Medicare Coverage

You may be able to find Medicare plan options in your area that cover Digoxin (generic Digox). Learn more about Digox and find Medicare Advantage plans in your area that cover other prescription drugs.
Chemical name: Digoxin

Brand name: Digox

Typical dosage: 125mcg

Typical type: Tablet1

Digox is a medication used to treat atrial fibrillation and heart failure. Digox is available as a brand name drug or generic and comes as an injection, an oral liquid or an oral tablet.

Digox is a medication that contains the active ingredient Digoxin. Digox is used to treat atrial fibrillation, heart failure and other irregular heart rhythms. It is typically taken once daily.

Digox works to improve the heart’s pumping function and to help control the heart’s rate of beating.

Common side effects of Digox include dizziness, headaches and upset stomach.

How much does Digox cost with Medicare?

Digox coverage and costs may vary based on the specific plan you have, as well as what coverage stage you're in.

Contact your plan carrier or consult your plan formulary for more cost information.

Does Medicare cover Digox?

According to GoodRx, 100% of Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare Part D plans covered Digox in 2023.1

  • Medicare Advantage plans or Part D plans that cover Digox include copay amounts that can range widely from one plan to another. Plan members may also be responsible for meeting a deductible before the plan’s drug coverage kicks in.

  • Medicare Advantage plans that offer prescription drug coverage are called Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug Plans (MA-PD). 89% of 2023 Medicare Advantage plans included prescription drug coverage.2

  • Medicare prescription drugs plans each have their own formulary, or drug list, that details what prescription drugs are covered by the plan and how they are covered.

Drug coverage may vary based on plan availability. You may be able to find Medicare Advantage plan options in your area that cover Digox. We represent carriers such as Humana, Aetna, UHC, Anthem BCBS, Wellcare, Cigna Healthcare, and Kaiser Permanente.

You can also compare Part D prescription drug plans available where you live and enroll in a Medicare prescription drug plan online when you visit

Additional information

Your Digox use must be monitored closely while you take it, as it can lead to Digoxin toxicity if your levels are too high.

Tell your doctor if you experience signs or symptoms of Digoxin toxicity, which include loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, visual changes or abnormal heart beats.

You may be at an increased risk for Digoxin toxicity if you are older or if you have a low body weight, kidney problems, low potassium, high calcium or low magnesium.

Digox is typically reserved for use after other atrial fibrillation or heart failure medications have failed. It is usually used in combination with certain other medications for adequate control of your condition.

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This article is for informational purposes only. It is not healthcare advice, treatment, or diagnosis. It is not an endorsement of or recommendation for this medication. Speak to your doctor or healthcare provider about your specific healthcare needs, including your prescription medications. Only take medication as directed by your doctor.

Coverage and costs of prescription medications will vary by Medicare plan. Not all plans are available in all areas.


Written by Hayden Gharibyar, Pharm.D.

1 GoodRx. Digox. Retrieved October 2023, from

2 Freed M, et al. (Nov 10, 2022). Medicare Advantage 2023 Spotlight: First Look. Kaiser Family Foundation.