On The Floor
Bill's diagnosis is Hypertension Crisis and dehydration due to an overdose of caffeine and ephedrine.
In the ER, he received 2 liters of normal saline and several doses of Labetalol to decrease his blood pressure. He is feeling better, his heart rate has decreased to 100 and his blood pressure is 160/90. Bill is admitted to the inpatient floor overnight for observation.
Past Medical History
Exercised Induced Asthma
High blood pressure
Dietary Supplements Products
Peak Sports Performance
Ritalin - LA
Albuterol inhaler (PRN)
Likes to drink "Red Bull and Cola"
No tobacco or street drugs
You go to his bedside, and meet Bill's mother. Bill tells you he would like to continue to take his melatonin to help him sleep (he takes 5mg an hour before bed). His mother hands you an unopened bottle of Bill's Melatonin.
For more information about Melatonin click the bottle.