Quetiapine (Seroquel) and QT-interval prolongation.
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Name: The Medical letter on drugs and therapeutics
A potential adverse effect of many non-cardiac drugs, including certain psychotropic medications, is an abnormally prolonged corrected QT (QTc) interval and an increased risk of developing torsade de...
prolongation was developed and implemented using information extracted from patients' electronic medical records. When a drug associated with torsades de pointes was prescribed to a patient at moderat...
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Lead II is commonly used to study drug-induced QT prolongation. Whether other ECG leads too show comparable QT prolongation is not known. We studied moxifloxacin-induced QT prolongation in a thorough...
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