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Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine
Medknow Publications on behalf of the Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine
ISSN: 0972-5229
EISSN: 1998-359x
Vol. 12, No. 4, 2008, pp. 190-193
Bioline Code: cm08037
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
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Indian Journal of Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 12, No. 4, 2008, pp. 190-193

 en Calcium channel blocker overdose: Experience with amlodipine
Ghosh, Supradip & Sircar, Mrinal


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.

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

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