You'll see ondansetron (Zofran, etc) join the list of drugs with stronger warnings about QT prolongation

You'll see ondansetron (Zofran, etc) join the list of drugs with stronger warnings about QT prolongation...like Seroquel and Celexa.

This upswing in warnings is partly due to FDA's effort to evaluate meds for possible QT prolongation...sparked by the infamous withdrawals of Seldane, Hismanal, and Propulsid.

But just because a drug can prolong the QT interval DOESN'T mean it causes torsades, ventricular arrhythmias, or sudden death.

Get concise advice on drug therapy, plus unlimited access to CE

Pharmacist's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 300+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Quick reference drug comparison charts
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get a quote