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Revista Medica Herediana

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ZEGARRA, Jaime et al. Amlodipine and vasodilated shock in an intensive care unit of a general hospital: Case report. Rev Med Hered [online]. 2017, vol.28, n.2, pp.101-104. ISSN 1018-130X.

Calcium antagonists are used in a number of medical conditions, but intoxication with these drugs may be lethal.We present the case of a young women intoxicated with amlodipine who presented with vasodilated shock and multi organ disfunction in whom multiple vasopressors at maximum allowed doses were used to estabilize the patient.

Keywords : Calcium channel blockers; poisoning; shock; vasodilation.

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