Calcium channel blockers continue to be used for the management of a wide variety of adult and pediatric conditions including hypertension, angina pectoris, atrial arrhythmias, Raynaud phenomenon, and migraine headaches. With increased use comes increased potential for misuse and abuse. This article serves as a review of calcium channel blocker physiology with emphasis on presentation and management of the pediatric patient with calcium channel blocker toxicity.
- Calcium channel blocker
- Lipid emulsion
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
- Emergency Medicine