Dofetilide: Drug Interactions & Contraindications


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What is dofetilide used to treat?

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1. Dofetilide shouldn't be used with cimetidine. Why not?

2. A person taking dofetilide and amiodarone at the same time is at GREATEST risk for which of the following?

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It's easy to quickly assess your understanding of the contraindications and drug interactions for dofetilide when you use this quiz/worksheet combo. Our multiple-choice questions ask you about which types of patients should not take dofetilide, what this drug is used to treat and the risks of mixing dofetilide with certain other drugs.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these questions to check your ability to:

  • Explain what dofetilide is used to treat
  • Detail why dofetilide shouldn't be used with cimetidine
  • Discuss what taking amiodarone and dofetilide at the same time puts patients at risk for
  • Identify the QT interval indicating that a patient should not take dofetilide
  • Outline which condition indicates the patient should not be given this drug

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related dofetilide drug interactions lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about why dofetilide shouldn't be used alongside cimetidine
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what kinds of patients should not take this drug

Additional Learning

If you're intrigued by this subject and would like to learn more, our lesson called Dofetilide: Drug Interactions & Contraindications offers additional information. This lesson will help you answer the questions on this quiz, as well as helping you achieve the following objectives:

  • List other drugs that can potentially interact with dofetilide
  • Detail the conditions that dofetilide treats
  • Outline the creatine clearance where it isn't safe to take dofetilide