Disease Information for Calcium channel blocker Administration/Toxicity/effect

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Dizzy on Standing/Giddy Response
Hypotension with Relative Bradycardia
Low Blood Pressure
Orthostatic drop in blood pressure
Palpitations/Skipped beats
Slow pulse/Bradycardia
Baldness/Alopecia
Hair loss
Non-scarring Alopecia/balding
Constipation in Elderly
Dystonia, acquired
Odd body posturing
Tremor
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/Poisoning ER Adult Previously well
Diagnostic Test Results
EKG (ECG)
EKG/Widened QRS pattern (ECG)
EKG/AV Nodal Block/Complete
EKG/Changes/abnormalities (ECG)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Digitalis toxicity/poisoning
Associated Disease & Complications
Bradyarrhythmias
Calcium-channel blocker toxicity
Cardiac arrest
Cardiac conduction defects
Constipation
Drug induced Acute dystonia reaction
Drug Induced Choreoathetosis
Drug induced Constipation
Drug induced Movement disorder
Electromechanical dissociation/cardiac
Esophageal motility disorder
Heart block, complete
Hypotension
Orthostatic syncope Hypotension
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-anginal medication (example)
DRUG/Anti-arrhythmic medication (example)
DRUG/Antihypertensive medication (examples)
DRUG/Anti-migraine medication (example)
DRUG/Class IV antiarrhythmic agent (example)
DRUG/Negative inotropic drug effect
DRUG/Group term or type of medication
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/Decreases Blood Pressure
TOXIN/Hypotension relative bradycardia
TOXIN/Hypotension-Low peripheral resistance effect.
TOXIN/Inotropic decrease/shock (ex)
TOXIN/NOT Diagnosed on USUALToxic screens
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Contraindication
RX/Ipecac/Emetic
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Calcium chloride injection/infusion
RX/Calcium gluconate infusion
RX/Epinephrine (Adrenalin)
RX/Glucagon
RX/Insulin/glucose infusion
RX/Saline intravenous
Definition

Cardiovascular drugs with selective and varied; anti-vasospasm, hypertension, angina, and anti-arryhthmia activity; Calcium channel blocker group of medications

include verapamil, nifedipine, diltiazem, nicardapine, and [brand names] norvasc and plendil

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