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Is it true that taking midodrine before bed at nite can cause a stroke?

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Dr. Steven Ajluni answered

Specializes in Cardiology

Midodrine is a vasoconstrictor typically used for patients with difficult neurally-mediated syncope or significant orthostasis . As such, it can drive the BP up higher. In someone with a volatile bp, such a drug could precipitate a very high BP that could increase ones risk for stroje.

Answered Mar 12, 2016



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