“The Brady Bunch” – Beta-Blockers, Calcium Channel Blockers, Digoxin, Clonidine

Treatment of Beta Blocker OD

  1. Activated Charcoal – Only if ingestion time was <1 hour ago, and only if patient is protecting their airway (or intubated).  

2. Glucagon – the best answer for the exam, unlikely to work in real life

3. Epinephrine Drip

4. Calcium 

5. High Dose Insulin Therapy