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midodrine Images

Generic Name: midodrine

Brand Names: Orvaten, Midodrine Hydrochloride, Proamatine

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  • Possible marked supine hypertension; use recommended only in patients whose lives are considerably impaired despite standard care. Clinical benefits of therapy likely correspond with increases in 1-minute SBP (surrogate marker of therapeutic efficacy). However, clinical benefits of midodrine therapy (e.g., improved ability to carry out activities of daily living) not established. (See Orthostatic Hypotension under Uses.)

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