- Syncope and QT prolongation among patients treated with methadone for heroin dependence in the city of CopenhagenSøren Fanoe
Department of Cardiology, Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre, Hvidovre, Denmark
Heart 93:1051-5. 2007....
- Oxycodone is associated with dose-dependent QTc prolongation in patients and low-affinity inhibiting of hERG activity in vitroSøren Fanoe
Department of Cardiology, Copenhagen University Hospital Hvidovre, Kettegard Alle 30, Hvidovre, Denmark
Br J Clin Pharmacol 67:172-9. 2009..In vitro testing has shown that most opioids can block the cardiac potassium channels. This indicates that QT prolongation and TdP could be a more general problem associated with the use of these drugs...