Navigating QTc Prolongation and Drug Interactions

On this episode, I discuss the pharmacology surrounding QTc prolongation and drug interactions.

I discuss which medications are more likely to cause QTc prolongation and which patient populations we should be more concerned about.

Antiarrhythmics are a common class of medication that can exacerbate QTc prolongation when used with other interacting medications.

500 ms is a common value utilized to help identify patients at risk for QTc prolongation and ultimately torsades de pointes.

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