Prevalence of long QTc interval in methadone maintenance patients.


BACKGROUND There is a concern about cardiac rhythm disorders related to QTc interval prolongation induced by methadone. A cross-sectional study was designed to evaluate the prevalence of long QTc (LQTc) interval in patients in methadone maintenance treatment (MMT) and risk factors for LQTc. METHODS The study population included 109 subjects (74 males… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2008.06.018