Magnesium sulphate was added to conventional medical therapy in the treatment of persistent severe hypotension and wide QRS complex tachyarrhythmia in an 18-year-old woman presenting with a 1200 mg flecainide overdose. Blood pressure was restored with associated resolution of the electrocardiogram abnormalities.
- cardiac care
- magnesium sulphate
- mental health
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