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Patient Case: Found Down - #MEDIGRAM



Select one of the following

  • None indicated

  • Physostigmine

  • Naloxone

  • Fomepizole


🚨 Patient Case CC: Found Down - #MEDIGRAM

📋 Patient presents after being found down by family. Bottles of empty diphenhydramine, nortriptyline, and buspirone. Which medication should be given for suspected overdose?

💊 Choices

A. None indicated

B. Physostigmine

C. Naloxone

D. Fomepizole

🍌 Acute hyperkalemia is a potential life-threatening complication from dysrhythmias. We need to stabilize the myocardium, transiently shift potassium intracellularly, and eliminate potassium. Make sure to tune in at the end of the week for the answer and explanation!

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