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Torsades de Pointes after treatment with terfenadine and ketoconazole

Torsades de Pointes after treatment with terfenadine and ketoconazole

European Heart Journal 13(7): 1002-1003

An episode of QT prolongation with symptomatic Torsades de Pointes is reported in a 22-yr-old woman following 5 d of therapy with terfenadine (Teldane, 120 mg/d) and ketoconazole (Nizoral, 200 mg/d) for allergic rhinitis and a fungal infection of the skin.

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Accession: 002533040

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PMID: 1644069

DOI: 10.1093/oxfordjournals.eurheartj.a060277

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