How is hypotension treated in cocaine toxicity?

Updated: Dec 31, 2020
  • Author: Lynn Barkley Burnett, MD, EdD, JD; Chief Editor: Sage W Wiener, MD  more...
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Hypotension may be treated with parenteral fluids and, if refractory to fluids, norepinephrine, a direct-acting pressor, is preferred over indirect agents like epinephrine.


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