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Calcium channel blocker overdose: Experience with amlodipine

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Author(s): Ghosh Supradip | Sircar Mrinal

Journal: Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine
ISSN 0972-5229

Volume: 12;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 190;
Date: 2008;
Original page

Keywords: Amlodipine overdose; calcium; calcium channel blocker; glucagon; hyperinsulinemic euglycemia

ABSTRACT
Amlodipine overdose is only scarcely reported from India. We report two cases of near fatal Amlodipine overdose managed in our ICU with fluid, vasopressors, calcium infusion and Glucagon. Literature is reviewed and other treatment modalities discussed.

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