Acute renal failure associated with a labetalol overdose

A. Korzets*, P. Danby, M. E. Edmunds, J. Feehally, J. Walls

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A case of acute renal failure in association with a deliberate labetalol overdose is described. The possible pathogenic mechanisms behind the deterioration in renal function are discussed. Treatment of β-blockade overdose, with special emphasis on the place of glucagon in such poisoning, is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)66-67
Number of pages2
JournalPostgraduate Medical Journal
Issue number771
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes


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