midodrine

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MIDODRINE - ORAL

Common Brand Name(s): ProAmatine
Phonetic Pronunciation: (MY-doh-dreen)
Information last revised October 2010

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This medication is used for certain patients who have symptoms of low blood pressure when standing. This condition is also known as orthostatic hypotension. Midodrine is used in people whose daily activities are severely affected by this condition, even after other treatments are used (e.g., support stockings). It is known as a sympathomimetic (alpha receptor agonist) that acts on the blood vessels to raise blood pressure.
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