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Beta Blocker Antidote

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Beta blockers are a commonly used antiarrhythmia medication, which when overdosed can lead to various effects throughout the body such as bradycardia and bronchospasm. Glucagon is the antidote of choice for beta blocker toxicity because it increases intracellular cAMP and cardiac contractility.

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Glucagon is the antidote of choice for beta blocker toxicity because it increases intracellular cAMP and cardiac contractility.

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