A 74 year old male presents to the Emergency Department with altered mental status. Family reports decreased intake over the past few days. She takes Digoxin for CHF. Her bllood pressure is 78/42 and her HR is 48. Her creatinine is 3.7, K 6.0, serum digoxin level is pending. What is the most appropriate initial therapy for this patient?
Cardioversion in arrhythmias? When is it required..
Board Review: Myxedema Coma
Which of the following medications is most appropriate for the treatment of myxedema coma in the emergency department? (scroll down for the answer)
A) PO Levothyroxine
B) IV Thyroxine