What antiarrhythmic drugs are associated with torsade de pointes?

Updated: Jan 31, 2017
  • Author: Jatin Dave, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Mikhael F El-Chami, MD  more...
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Drugs in a number of drug classes have been associated with torsade.

Antiarrhythmic drugs associated with torsade include the following:

  • Class IA - Quinidine, disopyramide, procainamide

  • Class III - Sotalol, amiodarone (rare), ibutilide, dofetilide, almokalant


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