orthostatic hypotension


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Noun1.orthostatic hypotension - low blood pressure occurring in some people when they stand up
hypotension - abnormally low blood pressure
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Orthostatic Hypotension and Syncope: Atypical antipsychotics cause orthostatic hypotension and syncope, with the greatest risk during initial titration and with dose increases.
Those who did suffer with delayed orthostatic hypotension had death rates of 29% over the decade (9% in healthy subjects) and their rates of degenerative disease (such as Parkinson's or dementia) was 31%, compared to 8%.
Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) is one of the most prevalent presentations of orthostatic intolerance (1, 2) and is defined as an increase in heart rate of 30 beats per minute (bpm) or more within 10 minutes of standing in adults, or 40 bpm or more in children (3), typically with associated symptoms of orthostatic intolerance, and in the absence of orthostatic hypotension, prolonged bed rest, medications that impair autonomic regulation, and any debilitating disorder causing tachycardia (i.
In some cohorts, there is postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (POTS) or orthostatic hypotension (OH), and in addition to autonomic dysfunction, there is also evidence of endocrine or cardiac involvement and possibly a genetic predisposition.
It is applied both during transient phases of hypotension, including orthostatic hypotension, and in patients suffering from chronic hypotension.
In clinical trials of tamsulosin, patients were retained at research sites for 8 hours after the first dose and counseled on the effects of orthostatic hypotension - an environment that "may not apply to treatment practice in the real world," the authors cautioned.
Assessments included vestibular tests (oculomotor, caloric, rotational, and positional), audiometry, orthostatic hypotension testing, and a hyperventilation provocation test in the pulmonary function laboratory.
Food and Drug Administration today approved Northera capsules (droxidopa) for the treatment of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (NOH).
ACE inhibitors may cause xerostomia, taste alteration, dry cough, orthostatic hypotension and possibly angioedema.
Washington, October 26 ( ANI ): When astronauts land on earth, their blood pressure (BP), along with the altitude, drops in a condition known as orthostatic hypotension.
Following meetings with Professor Ruth Plummer at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital and her biology teacher, Dr Dave Howe, she began her study to evaluate how orthostatic hypotension - low blood pressure on standing - may be an indicator for cancer-related fatigue.
After discussions with Professor Ruth Plummer at Newcastle's Freeman Hospital and her biology teacher, Dr Dave Howe, she began her study to evaluate how orthostatic hypotension - low blood pressure on standing - may be an indicator for cancer-related fatigue.