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Calcium channel blockers (CCBs) decrease cardiac inotropy, may increase vasodilation, and in overdose can block insulin secretion. Cardiogenic shock is worsened by the switch from free-fatty acid metabolism to glucose because the heart is unable to transport glucose into cardiac cells due to the lack of insulin.
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Type of antidepressant. It is given if the depressed client has not responded to Tricyclic antidepressants and SSRI’s. This type of med interacts with a bunch of other meds, that’s why it’s usually not drug of choice for depression. Avoid OTC drugs, especially cold remedies, nasal decongestants, and asthma medications. Teach client to avoid tyramine-rich foods that can lead to HYPERTENSIVE CRISIS: fermented meats [smoked sausage, pepperoni, salami], all cheese, Chianti win...