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Antiarrhythmic Agent Linked to Patient’s Blue-Gray Skin Discoloration

A recent report published in the New England Journal of Medicine describes the case of a patient with persistent skin discoloration associated with the use of the antiarrhythmic agent amiodarone. The 81-year-old man presented to the emergency department after a fall, which was eventually attributed to orthostatic hypotension. His medical history included atrial fibrillation and…

MPR Weekly Dose Podcast: Episode 15

Back from our Thanksgiving break, this week we talk about the new approval for sickle cell disease; the re-introduction of a product that was taken off the market in the 60’s; The first ready-to-use phenylephrine injection; A new ultrasound enhancing agent; And an approval for arthritis.