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Dr. Jeffrey Stevens
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Proamatine (Definition)

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Can midodrine cause a stroke?

Can midodrine cause a stroke?

Possibly: Since this medication raises blood pressure an excessive response could occur with the potential for a stroke. I believe this medication is not currently available on the U.S. ...Read more

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Proamatine (midodrine) dosage for low bp?

Proamatine (midodrine) dosage for low bp?

Depends: Dosage usually three times a day. Start at 2.5 mg three times a day and can titrate up to 10 mg three times. Want to stabilize blood pressure without making the pressure too high. So titrate to BP and symtoms. I usually titrate to the lowest dose that resolves symptoms. ...Read more

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Does taking midodrine affect people with diabetes?

Does taking midodrine affect people with diabetes?

See below: No direct effect on diabetes. It might decrease the effectiveness of some of the diabetes medications (metformin, metformin/sulfonylurea, metformin/sitaglitin...) but that's about it. ...Read more

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Does taking midodrine affect someone with diabetes?

Does taking midodrine affect someone with diabetes?

Midodrine&diabetes: Midodrine is used in orthostatic hypotension in diabetic patients, but it has no effect on blood glucose. ...Read more

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How much vasoconstriction does 2.5mg midodrine give?

Midodrine: People react differently to the same dose of drugs, you should discuss with the dr. Who knows you. ...Read more

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Can a midodrine overdose cause any permanent damage?

Can a midodrine overdose cause any permanent damage?

Potentially: This stuff is used to raise blood pressure, especially in folks with orthostatic hypotension ( BP drops when they stand up) overdosing can cause severe elevation of BP and severe drop in heart rate. Those things can cause significant difficulties. It can also cause erythema multiforme, which can also be deadly. So if you have a stroke, or heart block, or deadly skin reaction...That sound awful. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Midodrine (Definition)

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