DOI: 10.17265/2159-5542/2017.05.004
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Shannon DeGrote, Michael Shuman, Shaiza Khan

Abstract: QTc prolongation is a common black box warning within medication labeling. However, it is unclear if QTc prolonging drugs carry the same risk for torsade de pointes as primary or congenital prolongation. The majority of previous studies regarding antipsychotics are limited by a variety of factors. This was a retrospective, cohort study amongst 114 patients at the FHCC to examine the risk of developing QTc prolongation and torsade de pointes in relation to antipsychotic dosing. The primary objective is to dete…

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