postural hypotension


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Related to postural hypotension: Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome
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Noun1.postural hypotension - low blood pressure occurring in some people when they stand up
hypotension - abnormally low blood pressure
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For this reason, I usually now start with the 10mg nonsustained form, and warn about things like headache, dizziness, postural hypotension, and fainting," she said.
A common type of low blood pressure is postural hypotension, in which suddenly standing or sitting up leads to light-headedness or fainting.
They found that there was a significant mortality benefit in the treated patients, but at a cost of a significant increase in morbidity, mainly due to postural hypotension, gastrointestinal disturbances, and impotence (1).
Both Parkinson's and RLS patients treated with dopamine agonists require careful monitoring for signs and symptoms of postural hypotension, especially during dose escalation, and should be informed of this risk.
The most frequent side effects of bortezomib are fatigue, hematologic toxicity with cytopenias, and peripheral neuropathy, whereas postural hypotension and hypo-natremia are less common late side effects (1), (2).
Small volume tachycardia (110 beats/min) with postural hypotension (supine blood pressure 90/50 mmHg, sitting blood pressure 70/40 mmHg) was noted on cardiovascular examination.
Within minutes, the Governor was taken to the nearby Lokmanya Hospital at Nigdi, where Dr Shrikrishna Joshi said he suffered from postural hypotension.
They used pharmacologic treatment as a measure of other symptoms, including constipation, postural hypotension, depression, and hallucinations.
For instance, some people who suffer from faints and dizzy spells when they stand up quickly, known as postural hypotension, could have poor brain blood flow linked to underlying inner ear problems, he said.
Are there episodes of angina, palpitations, postural hypotension, or amaurosis fugax?