Cardiotoxic drugs

R. W. Derlet, B (Zane) Horowitz

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Abstract

This article describes the cardiovascular effects and treatment of patients who have used cardiotoxic drugs. The discussion includes cocaine, methamphetamine, cyclic antidepressants, calcium channel blockers, beta- blockers, and digoxin. The authors review treatment controversies and emphasize the acute aspects of toxicity commonly seen in the emergency department.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)771-791
Number of pages21
JournalEmergency Medicine Clinics of North America
Volume13
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1995
Externally publishedYes

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Methamphetamine
Digoxin
Calcium Channel Blockers
Cocaine
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Antidepressive Agents
Hospital Emergency Service
Therapeutics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Nursing(all)
  • Emergency Medicine

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Cardiotoxic drugs. / Derlet, R. W.; Horowitz, B (Zane).

In: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, Vol. 13, No. 4, 1995, p. 771-791.

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Derlet, RW & Horowitz, BZ 1995, 'Cardiotoxic drugs', Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 771-791.
Derlet, R. W. ; Horowitz, B (Zane). / Cardiotoxic drugs. In: Emergency Medicine Clinics of North America. 1995 ; Vol. 13, No. 4. pp. 771-791.
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