Torsade de pointes induced by citalopram and amiodarone.

  title={Torsade de pointes induced by citalopram and amiodarone.},
  author={Abdallah Fayssoil and J Issi and M Guerbaa and J. S. Raynaud and Virginie Heroguelle},
  journal={Annales de cardiologie et d'angeiologie},
  volume={60 3},
Long QT syndrome (LQTS) is a disorder of myocardial repolarization characterized by a prolonged QT interval on the electrocardiogram (ECG). This disorder is associated with an increased risk of torsade de pointes (TdP). We report a case of TdP induced by citalopram, a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), taken in conjunction with amiodarone. 

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