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1

List a Few Antiarrhthmics that prolong QT

Sotalol - Amiodarone - Quinidine (A class I)

2

What Classes of Drugs increase the QT Interval/ Precipitate TdP?

AntiArrhythmics AntiMicrobials Antipsychotics Antidepressants Other drugs include Zolmitriptan and Sumitriptan, and Methadone

3

List a Few Antimicrobials that prolong QT

Erythro and Clarithyro + the "flouroquinolones" drugs

4

List a Few Antidepressants that prolong QT

SSRI's and Amitriptyline

5

Two Antipsycotic drugs that Prolong QT

Haloperidol and Quetiapine

6

What is the Acronym for Enzyme Inhibitors

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7

List the enzyme inhibitors

Sodium Valproate

Isoniazid (TB drug)

Cimetidine (h2 blocker)

Ketoconazole

Fluconazole (antifungals)

Fluoxetine

Alcohol

Chloramphenicol

Erythromycin

Sulphonamides

Ciprofloxacin

Omeprazole

Metronidazole

8

Clinical Signs of Hyperkalaemia?

the image + MURDER

Muscle cramps

Urine abnormalitites

Respiratory distress

EKG Changes

Reflexes impaired

9

Important Drugs causing hypokalemia

Drugs causing Hypokalemia

Salbutamol 

Digoxin

 Aldosterone antagonists.

Theophylline

10

Important drugs causing hyperkalemia?

  1. Heparin
  2. NSAIDS
  3. Aldosterone Antagonists
  4. ACE Inhibitors
  5. Laxatives containging vitamin K (movicol and fybrogel)

11

What is the normal reference range for Potassium?

serum potassium is 3.5 - 5.3 mmol/L

12

Clinical signs of hyperkalemia