Amphetamine toxicity and how to manage the severe complications in the emergency department.
The toxico-mythology of 'unopposed alpha stimulation' and the contra-indication of beta-blockers in the treatment of cocaine, amphetamine and other stimulant toxicity. Down with dogma!
Sympathomimetic syndrome with potential for life-threatening vascular complications (ischemia, dissection and haemorrhage). Note: ecstasy is also associated with hyponatraemia