Tag sotalol
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Beta-Blocker Overdose

OVERVIEW most ingestions are benign exceptions are those in the elderly those with decreased cardio-respiratory reserve, and those with co-ingestions of other cardiovascularly active agents two beta-blockers require special consideration:— propanolol -> causes sodium channel blockade -> QRS widening ->…

CCC Critical Care compendium 340


Sotalol: anti-arrhythmic; low doses = non-selective beta receptor antagonist; high doses = prolongs action potential