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“One Pill Can Kill”

Steven Walsh, M.D.

  • Methadone causes QTc prolongation
  • All possible/confirmed sulfonylurea ingestions should be admitted for overnight glucose monitoring
  • Propranolol is the most dangerous beta-blocker; it can result in QRS prolongation, seizures, and other manifestations more typical of BB toxicity (i.e., bradycardia, hypotension)
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