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How likely is qt prolongation when taking three drugs that have that risk? If they all have that warning, is that risk of qt prolongation increased?
Most likely: I would be concerned about taking these medications simultaneously as there is more of a possibility of potentiating the prolongation of the qt interval. Your pharmacist can also advise you on this important matter of drug interactions. ...Read more
See below: The most common causes of acquired QT prolongation are medications and electrolyte imbalance.*If your condition was a reaction to medication then your risk should be very low if you avoid medications known to cause QT prolongation.FOR A LIST OF MEDICATIONS TO AVOID AND A DISCUSSION OF PROLONGED QT GO TO: CredibleMeds.org There may be a genetic component that increases risk of drug induced LongQT ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I was diagnosed with incomplete right brundle branch block & may start lexapro (escitalopram). Concerned that Lexapro (escitalopram) has been shown to cause qt prolongation.
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