Which potassium loss 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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Answer

Potassium-loss medications to be avoided include the following:

  • Indapamide (Lozol): For water loss, edema
  • Other diuretics
  • Medications for vomiting and diarrhea

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