Treating beta-blocker and calcium channel blocker toxicity

Slow heart rate and low blood pressure may be signs of calcium channel blocker toxicity. Learn more about the biochemistry behind the symptoms and possible treatment.

Kristin E. Fontes, MD FAAEM FACEP
Kristin E. Fontes, MD FAAEM FACEP
25th Jul 2022 • 1m read

Calcium channel blockers are easily accessible as prescription medications, but an overdose can be very dangerous, leading to cardiac arrest. In this lesson, you’ll review the mechanism behind calcium channel blocker toxicity and learn how to treat it.

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