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Patient Case CC: Massive Amlodipine Overdose, High Dose Insulin - #MEDIGRAM

Updated: Apr 30

Welcome to the #MEDIGRAM Patient Case: Chief Compliant Series. Short, concise patient cases to foster thought-provoking questions and to challenge you to ask questions! Make sure to by at the end of the week for explanations for the correct/incorrect answers.


Massive amlodipine overdose hyperglycemia patient case

Which electrolyte abnormality is more associated with CCB ingestions?

  • Hyperglycemia

  • Hypoglycemia

  • Hyperkalemia

  • Hypokalemia


💣 Patient Case CC: Massive Amlodipine Ingestion, High Dose Insulin - #MEDIGRAM

👹 82yoM presents to ICU in refractory shock secondary to massive amlodipine (CCB) overdose. Intubated. Calcium salts/atropine given. Increasing vasopressor requirements. High dose insulin therapy ordered. Which electrolyte abnormality is associated with CCB overdoses?

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