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Drug Induced Long Qt
Negative: Neither drug will prolong your qt interval. Nor will the combination prolong it. ...Read more
Do not experiment: Talk with to u physician and listen to his advise. ...Read more
Yes: Benzodiazepines such as klonopin, ativan, valium, and xanax (alprazolam) can all cause sedation anytime they are used. Dose adjustments and monitoring are very important. When used long-term and consistently, they can produce physical habituation and dependence. This is one reason ssri and other less habit-forming medications are safer (plus effective) when anxiety is chronic. ...Read more
Would using 5 mg bystolic (nebivolol) causes qt interval prolongation and arrhythmias in the long term. ?
Long term use: They might. Depends on the dose, the drug, your genetics, your emotions. ...Read more
Long term side effects of short-term prednisone use? Took 60,60,40,40,20,20,10,10 mg for migraine. Expect any longterm effects?
COMMENTS: A good approach to break up a chronic daily headache pattern. Unlikely to experience any long-term consequences of 8 days of high dose steroids, but if you were to use over several weeks to months, risk rises for osteoporosis, anti-cholinergic effects, glaucoma, cataracts, avascular necrosis of shoulder, hip, or knee, etc. You are at extremely low risk. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prolonged qt caused by citalopram/omeprazole combo. How long after stopping meds will it take till a normal EKG is available?
QT prolongation: After stopping medication, qt interval comes back to normal within 5-7 days. ...Read more
Secondary Long QT: Both can. Several antibiotics and antiarrhythmic medications, and other medications, can prolong the qt interval on the ECG increasing the risk for certain, potetially life threatening, heart rhythms. Secondary long qt (from meds) can be made worse when taking certain heart medications (antiarrhythmics) and then adding antibiotics to the mix. Ask md if new medications are ok to add. ...Read more
Not typically but...: I guess anything's possible. Here are the drugs that usually are mentioned in relationship to EEG alterations: https://treato.com/Abnormal+EEG/?a=s ...Read more