Tag: QTc prolongation

1. Hydroxychloroquine use with or without azithromycin did not improve clinical outcomes at fifteen days when compared with standard of care in hospitalized patients with mild-to-moderate Covid-19. 2. A higher rate of side effects – including QT prolongation and elevated liver enzymes - was observed in patients taking hydroxychloroquine alone...
1. Use of hydroxychloroquine with or without azithromycin to treat COVID-19 was frequently associated with QTc prolongation, with results being more pronounced for patients taking both hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin. 2. Likelihood of QTc prolongation was greater with concomitant usage of loop diuretics. Evidence Rating: 2 (Good) Although studies have found varying degrees...