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Acute Renal Failure with Overdose of Labetalol: Special Considerations in Management



Abstract

We report a case of acute renal failure in a patient with labetalol overdose, discuss the possible pathogenesis, and highlight special considerations in the management of labetalol overdose as compared with other beta-blocking agent overdoses.



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Case report
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Acute Renal Failure with Overdose of Labetalol: Special Considerations in Management


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Praveen Guturu Corresponding Author

Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch


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Human subjects: Consent was obtained by all participants in this study. Conflicts of interest: In compliance with the ICMJE uniform disclosure form, all authors declare the following: Payment/services info: All authors have declared that no financial support was received from any organization for the submitted work. Financial relationships: All authors have declared that they have no financial relationships at present or within the previous three years with any organizations that might have an interest in the submitted work. Other relationships: All authors have declared that there are no other relationships or activities that could appear to have influenced the submitted work.


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Acute Renal Failure with Overdose of Labetalol: Special Considerations in Management

Praveen Guturu">Praveen Guturu

  • Author Information
    Praveen Guturu Corresponding Author

    Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch


    Ethics Statement and Conflict of Interest Disclosures

    Human subjects: Consent was obtained by all participants in this study. Conflicts of interest: In compliance with the ICMJE uniform disclosure form, all authors declare the following: Payment/services info: All authors have declared that no financial support was received from any organization for the submitted work. Financial relationships: All authors have declared that they have no financial relationships at present or within the previous three years with any organizations that might have an interest in the submitted work. Other relationships: All authors have declared that there are no other relationships or activities that could appear to have influenced the submitted work.

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    Article Information

    Published: September 06, 2017

    DOI

    10.7759/cureus.1657

    Cite this article as:

    Guturu P (September 06, 2017) Acute Renal Failure with Overdose of Labetalol: Special Considerations in Management. Cureus 9(9): e1657. doi:10.7759/cureus.1657

    Publication history

    Received by Cureus: August 21, 2017
    Peer review began: August 29, 2017
    Peer review concluded: September 02, 2017
    Published: September 06, 2017

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    Guturu. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0., which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

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    This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Abstract

We report a case of acute renal failure in a patient with labetalol overdose, discuss the possible pathogenesis, and highlight special considerations in the management of labetalol overdose as compared with other beta-blocking agent overdoses.



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Praveen Guturu, M.D.

Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch

For correspondence:
guturu@hotmail.com

Praveen Guturu, M.D.

Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch

For correspondence:
guturu@hotmail.com