May 1, 2019, 2:45 PM
The free mobile application makes the online QTdrugs database instantly available for healthcare providers and patients and is intended to guide the safe use of medications, helping users be aware of the risk of drug-induced arrhythmias and cardiac arrest.
May 1, 2019, 2:34 PM
The new version of the app also includes more information that is intended to help healthcare providers and patients use these medications safely. As shown in the screenshot below, when a specific drug is chosen for display, the information now includes two new notifications.
Mar 29, 2019, 2:47 PM
Four new drugs added to QTdrugs.org Lists in March 2019
Feb 17, 2019, 2:48 PM
Today, AZCERT added three new drugs to the QTdrugs List on the CredibleMeds website. (Lofexidine, hydroquinidine and xylometazoline)
Jan 14, 2019, 2:49 PM
CredibleMeds has revised the QTdrugs lists and added a new drug
Dec 4, 2018, 2:52 PM
If you are taking a medicine for high blood pressure or heart disease, please listen up. The FDA has found that certain heart and blood pressure medicines manufactured in China are contaminated with small amounts of a chemical called NDMA or N-nitrosodimethylamine, a member of a group of chemicals called nitrosamines. They have been found to cause cancer when given in large doses in rats and are suspected to possibly cause cancer in humans exposed to even small amounts for prolonged periods of time.
Oct 31, 2018, 2:53 PM
CredibleMeds has revised the QTdrugs.org lists.
Oct 18, 2018, 3:29 PM
Inotuzumab, benperidol, betrixaban and Clofazimine added, famotidine moved to Conditional Risk
Aug 23, 2018, 2:55 PM
A new podcast for patients is now available on Long QT Syndrome from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Anil Gehi, a physician from the UNC Division of Cardiology describes Long QT, an electrical disorder of the heart characterized by a long QT interval, which can be detected on an EKG
May 22, 2018, 2:57 PM
Antibiotics represent some of the most commonly taken medicines worldwide. They are a class of drugs that have been directly responsible for saving millions upon millions of lives since their discovery. Yet, there are still a lot of unknowns regarding antibiotics, their past, and their future use, however. With growing concerns over the misuse of antibiotics and the scary prospect of antibiotic-resistant “superbugs,” many questions have arisen about how best to approach the taking of antibiotics. It was the topic of conversation as Dr. Ray Woosley, founder of Crediblemeds and the Critical Path Institute chatted with KVOI’s Bill Buckmaster on his monthly “Your Meds” segment.