Chest Pain | Cocaine Or Methamphetamines

Etiology

  • Thrombus
  • Demand ischemia
  • Sympathetic hyperactivation causing vasospasm
  • Coronary/aortic dissection

Symptoms

  • Cp
  • Sob
  • Seizures
  • Agitation, confusion, aggressive behavior

Physical Exam Findings

  • Diaphoresis
  • Agitation
  • Tachycardia, hypertension, sometime febrile
  • Dilated pupils, tremor