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  • n. Plural form of torsade.
  • n. Abbreviation of torsades de pointes.

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  • Using the drugs together could lead to fainting and cause an abnormal heart rhythm known as torsades de pointes, the FDA said.

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  • In some cases, the condition, known as torsades de pointes, can lead to a life-threatening irregular heart beat called ventricular fibrillation, the FDA said.

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  • Prolongation of the QT interval can lead to an abnormal heart rhythm known as torsades de pointes, which can cause lightheadedness or fainting and, in some cases, life-threatening ventricular fibrillation.

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  • In the United Kingdom drug most notably a rare and sometimes fatal form of regulation began with the Committee on Safety of ventricular tachycardia known as torsades de Drugs which was chaired by Sir Derrick Dunlop. pointes.

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  • Beauff******, who, though very young, had a gray head and a pretty and witty wife, whose very low-necked toilettes of scarlet velvet with gold torsades alarmed these shadows, the Marquis de

    Les Miserables

  • - May induce arrhythmias: prolongation of QT interval and severe, eventually fatal, ventricular arrhythmias ( "torsades de pointes").

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  • - Do not associate with drugs predisposing to the occurrence of "torsades de pointes": antiarrhythmic drugs (quinidine, disopyramide, sotalol), drugs inducing hypokaliemia

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  • _Caps_ intended for morning toilette are very novel in their form and appearance, the most favorite style being a little _coiffe Bretonne_, having _papillons_ of lace turned back, and _chutes_ of lilac and violet velvet; then, again, those the crown of which is formed of _torsades_ of ribbon, over which fall two rows of English lace, and having two half-wreaths of _vapeur_ ribbon encircling the back part.

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  • After Francis rode many lords and ladies, a stream of color crossing the road; riding habits faced with gold; satin doublets covered with _rivières_ of diamonds; torsades wherein gold became the foil to precious stones.

    Under the Rose

  • Beauff*******, who, though very young, had a gray head and a pretty and witty wife, whose very low-necked toilettes of scarlet velvet with gold torsades alarmed these shadows, the Marquis de C*****d'E******, the man in all France who best understood "proportioned politeness," the Comte d'Am*****, the kindly man with the amiable chin, and the Chevalier de

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