Lansoprazole precipitated QT prolongation and torsade de pointes associated with disopyramide

Asajima, Hiroshi; Saito, Naotaka; Ohmura, Yoshinori; Ohmura, Kazue
March 2012
European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology;Mar2012, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p331
Academic Journal
A letter to the editor is presented which is concerned with a case study of a 73 year old woman with lansoprazole precipitated QT prolongation and torsade de pointes associated with disopyramide.


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