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Case of low dose clenbuterol toxicity
  1. Michael Waight1,
  2. William McGuinness2
  1. 1St George's Hospital, London, UK
  2. 2Department of A&E, St George's Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Michael Waight, michael.waight06{at}


We present a case of acute clenbuterol toxicity following ingestion of 20 μg of clenbuterol, resulting in symptoms of sympathetic activation, sinus tachycardia and electrolyte derangement. The patient was managed conservatively with fluid resuscitation, electrolyte replacement and monitoring, and discharged following a 5-day stay in hospital.

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