A 55 yr old male with past medical history significant for end stage liver disease, intravenous drug abuse and hypertension presents to the ED with complaints of bright red blood per rectum for the past 3 days and non-specific chest discomfort. Medications on admission were amlodipine, valsartan /HCTZ, xanax, terazosin, and high dose methadone maintenance therapy.
Srinivasan, MD, Sivakumar
"Man with methadone-induced polymorphic ventricular tachycardia,"
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