Disease Information for Astemizole (Hismanal) Administration/Toxicity

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Diagnostic Test Results
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Drug induced QT prolongation (ECG)
EKG/Prolonged QT interval (ECG)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cardiac arrhythmias
Drug induced Arrhythmias
Drug induced Prolonged Q-T interval
Torsades de pointes/ventricular tachycardia
Ventricular fibrillation
Ventricular tachycardia/arrest
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anticholinergics effect/toxicity
DRUG/Antihistamine medication (examples)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
1H Benzimidazol 2 amine 1 ((4 fluorophenyl)methyl) N (1 (2 (4 methoxyphenyl)ethyl) 4 piperidinyl), astemizole, Astemizole chemical, Astemizole (product), Astemizole (substance), ASTEMIZOLE PREPARATION, Brand name/Hismanal (Astemizole)
Definition

Antihistamine medication; Newer non-sedating drug; oral preparation only; caused torsade de pointes arrythmias and so less used/withdrawn

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