Corrected QT interval prolongation after an overdose of escitalopram, morphine, oxycodone, zopiclone and benzodiazepines.

@article{Baranchuk2008CorrectedQI,
  title={Corrected QT interval prolongation after an overdose of escitalopram, morphine, oxycodone, zopiclone and benzodiazepines.},
  author={Adrian M Baranchuk and Christopher S. Simpson and Michelle Methot and Kara Gibson and David P. Strum},
  journal={The Canadian journal of cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={24 7},
  pages={e38-40}
}
Escitalopram is the recently marketed S-enantiomer of the widely used antidepressant citalopram. Data from intentional overexposure to this medication are limited. Twelve-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) effects from racemic citalopram have been described; however, the present report is the first, to the best of the authors' knowledge, that describes all the… CONTINUE READING