Dofetilide: Dosing & Side Effects


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What is dofetilide?

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Which arrhythmias is dofetilide usually used to treat?

I. Atrial fibrillation

II. Ventricular fibrillation

III. Atrial flutter

2. Assuming it's not contraindicated otherwise, people with a QT interval _____ should NOT be given dofetilide.

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What is dofetilide? Find out what you know about it and review its side-effects by going through the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Utilize these materials to assess your understanding of:

  • Arrhythmias that dofetilide is usually used to treat
  • How dofetilide is classified
  • Patients who should not be given dofetilide
  • Side-effects of dofetilide

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about people who are not good candidates for dofetilide
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the purpose of dofetilide
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on dofetilide

Additional Learning

If you would like to keep reviewing this medication, access the lesson called Dofetilide: Dosing & Side Effects. Goals you can complete include:

  • Identify the different types of arrhythmias
  • See why it's important to have a doctor decide on the correct dofetilide dosage
  • Determine how dofetilide affects the body