1375380 tn?1278895926
Midodrine side effects
I just started taking Midodrine 5 days ago. I have the normal side effects, tingling scalp and goosebumps. Do these side effects lessen as you continue to take the medicine? It is really helping keep my BP up!
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875426 tn?1325532016
I don't know, I had to quit taking it after a short bit because it seemed to be giving me chest pains.
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When my son first started taking it, he hated it because of the skin crawling and tingly scalp.  He no longer has those effects, or they have been minimized.

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1375380 tn?1278895926
Do you recall how long it took the side effects to minimize for your son?
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It was probably around a month.  He had started taking it, then we reduced him from 10mg to 5mg (3x per day) for a while-which he had no side effects on the lower dose.  Once he went back up to 10 mg, it probably took about a month before he stopped complaining of the crawly tingly scalp and skin.

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1399250 tn?1436946897
I was taking 6, 5mg pills a day and for the beginning it was bearable but the tingling became so severe it even bothered me even during sleeping, after I stopped taking it a few weeks ago all my symptoms worsened, but that's probably because I was just getting worse and didn't notice it since I was on the meds.
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1375380 tn?1278895926
My neurologist told me yesterday it would take about a month. That seems to agree with the experiences of others.
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