Drug Interactions

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Overview

One patient, many drugs. An infinity of possible interactions. Can you tackle them all?


  1. Complications as a result of untreated serotonin syndrome
  2. Continuous cardiac monitoring in hyperkalemia
  3. Drug-induced hyperkalemia
  4. Lone atrial fibrillation
  5. Management of acute upper GI bleeding due to gastric ulcers
  6. Serotonin toxicity - diagnostic criteria
  7. The Rockall Score and acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding
  8. Topical NSAIDs and Warfarin
  9. Treatment of hyperkalemia
  10. Use of sodium polystyrene sulfonate in hyperkalemia
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