Toxicology Season 3 Episode 2: Calcium Channel Blockers

Now this is a frightening ingestion! Calcium channel blockers are hard to manage with refractory shock being one of my main “please don’t let this come to the ED” nightmares. Suzan Mazor breaks it all down and discusses management of this challenging ingestion.

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CME and MOC Part II

I am delighted to offer free CME and MOC Part II through Cincinnati Children’s for the entirety of Toxicology Season 3. Just listen to all three episodes and access the CME/MOC portal via this link.


Bartlett, J. W., & Walker, P. L. (2019). Management of Calcium Channel Blocker Toxicity in the Pediatric Patient. The journal of pediatric pharmacology and therapeutics : JPPT : the official journal of PPAG24(5), 378–389.

Chakraborty RK, Hamilton RJ. Calcium Channel Blocker Toxicity. [Updated 2022 Feb 2]. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2022 Jan-. Available from:

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Brad Sobolewski, MD, MEd is a Professor of Pediatric Emergency Medicine and an Associate Director for the Pediatric Residency Training Program at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center. He is on Twitter @PEMTweets and authors the Pediatric Emergency Medicine site PEMBlog and produces and hosts the PEM Currents: The Pediatric Emergency Medicine Podcast.

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