Ocular adverse effects to the therapeutic administration of digoxin

Ophthalmic Physiol Opt. 1991 Oct;11(4):391-3.


Disturbances in colour vision are a well-reported adverse ocular effect to toxic levels of digoxin. We present a case history of a patient with both colour vision changes and transient visual field defects to therapeutic serum levels of digoxin.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Arrhythmias, Cardiac / drug therapy
  • Color Vision Defects / blood
  • Color Vision Defects / chemically induced*
  • Digoxin / adverse effects*
  • Digoxin / blood
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Visual Fields / drug effects*


  • Digoxin