Additionally, cardiac antidysrhythmics
with anticholinergic properties such as disopyramide can induce heart block, especially in patients with congestive heart failure.
Pharmacology included in the National Standard Curriculum augmented by knowledge of analgesics, antibiotics, antidysrhythmics
, antiepileptics, paralytics, sedatives, and vasoactive medications l.
Various medications such as diuretics, vasodilators, anti-hypertensives, antidysrhythmics
, antibiotics, and inotropics may be ordered.
Currently available drugs associated with QT prolongation include most antidysrhythmics
, erythromycin, droperidol, mesoridazine, and methadone.
To date, the National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry has issued guidelines related to the laboratory aspects of thyroid function, fetal maturity, cardiac markers, and measurement of various drugs, including antidepressants, antiepileptics, cardiac antidysrhythmics
, analgesics, theophylline, and caffeine.