Drug causes cardiogenic shockBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7149.1927b (Published 27 June 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1927
- Norra Macready
- Irvine, California
Four hypertensive patients went into cardiogenic shock after switching from mibefradil (Posicor) to other calcium channel blockers, according to a case report. The drug was voluntarily taken off the market by the manufacturers earlier this month (13 June, p 1766).
One case resulted in death; the other three patients survived with intensive support of heart …