What local anesthetics and asthma medications should be avoided by patients with long QT syndrome (LQTS)?

Updated: Nov 29, 2017
  • Author: Ali A Sovari, MD, FACP, FACC; Chief Editor: Mikhael F El-Chami, MD  more...
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Epinephrine (adrenaline) for local anesthesia or as an asthma medication should be avoided in patients with long QT syndrome (LQTS).


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