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A 25 year old female presents with plaquenil overdose. She is hypotensive with a systolic blood pressure of 70. She complains of dizziness. EKG shows QRS widening. You initiate 2L of normal saline but her systolic blood pressure persists in the 70s. What is your vasopressor of choice?
Answer: B - Epinephrine