How is glucagon administered in the treatment of calcium channel blocker (CCB) toxicity?

Updated: Jan 04, 2021
  • Author: B Zane Horowitz, MD, FACMT; Chief Editor: Michael A Miller, MD  more...
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Reconstitute in D5W, not propylene glycol

Give an initial IV bolus of 5-10 mg; if a positive clinical effect is noted, continue an infusion at 5-10 mg/h


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