The American Association of Poison Control Centers reported more than 11,000 CCB overdoses in adults, second only to beta-blockers. Many factors could affect a CCB overdose, including age, formulation, comorbidities, and ingesting with cardioactive medications. Even consuming a small CCB could become life-threatening, especially in pediatric patients.
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This Rapid Review Quiz was excerpted and adapted from the Medscape articles Atorvastatin, Raynaud Phenomenon, Calcium Channel Blockers, Nifedipine, Calcium Channel Blocker Toxicity, and Cardiovascular.
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Cite this: Mary L. Windle. Rapid Rx Quiz: Calcium Channel Blockers - Medscape - Oct 17, 2022.