Search Tag: QT prolongation

ICU Management

COVID-19: Hydroxychloroquine With or Without Azithromycin

2020 28 Jul

Hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin have been used to treat COVID-19 patients, but there is very little evidence with respect to the safety and efficacy of this treatment strategy. Hydroxychloroquine has antiviral effects, and combined with azithromycin, it was believed that it could decrease SARS-CoV-2 viral load (based on results from a small,... Read more

Cardiology Management

Hydroxychloroquine and QT Prolongation

2020 06 May

As the healthcare community attempts to deal with the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), there is an intense effort to develop an effective treatment strategy. While research on the development of a vaccine continues, clinicians have been forced to use treatments that lack robust clinical evidence. With many patients succumbing to acute respiratory distress... Read more