Arrhythmias associated with fluoroquinolone therapy.


Fluoroquinolones are widely used and well tolerated antibacterial agents. However, prolongation of the QT interval is an adverse effect associated with the use of fluoroquinolones. According to the available case reports and clinical studies, moxifloxacin carries the greatest risk of QT prolongation from all available quinolones in clinical practice and it… (More)