Which of the following is not used to treat torsades de pointes?
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Ensure that all electrolyte levels are normal. In most cases, a magnesium IV drip can stop torsades de pointes.
Intravenous potassium also is used if there is hypokalemia.
Overdrive pacing and isoproterenol infusion can help treat torsades.
Long-term success may require a pacemaker or cervical sympathectomy. Calcium channel blockers have no effect on torsades.
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