Acute clenbuterol overdose resulting in supraventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation

  title={Acute clenbuterol overdose resulting in supraventricular tachycardia and atrial fibrillation},
  author={G. Patrick Daubert and Vincent H. Mabasa and Vivian W. Y. Leung and Cynthia Aaron},
  journal={Journal of Medical Toxicology},
We are presenting a case illustrating the complex metabolic and rhythm disturbances associated with acute clenbuterol intoxication. Clenbuterol is a long-acting β2-adrenergic agonist primarily used in veterinary medicine in the United States. It has become a common drug of abuse by body builders because of its reported anabolic and lipolytic properties. In this case report, a body builder using veterinary clenbuterol developed significant electrolyte and cardiac manifestations. A 31-year-old… CONTINUE READING
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