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Antiemetics and QT Prolongation

Antiemetics and QT Prolongation

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https://www.clinicalcorrelations.org/2021/01/15/antiemetics-and-qt-prolongation/

By Ofer Fass, MD Introduction QT interval prolongation is a common side effect shared among the most effective antiemetic classes. The risk of QT prolongation is exacerbated by electrolyte abnormalities observed in patients with ongoing emesis, particularly hypokalemia.