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Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure) Summary

Description: Abnormally low BLOOD PRESSURE that can result in inadequate blood flow to the brain and other vital organs. Common symptom is DIZZINESS but greater negative impacts on the body occur when there is prolonged depravation of oxygen and nutrients.

Also Known As: Low Blood Pressure; Blood Pressure, Low; Hypotension, Vascular; Vascular Hypotension

Networked: 18833 relevant articles (704 outcomes, 1346 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hypotension

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Ephedrine : 33 outcomes 48 studies in 415 results : FDA 20 Generic
  2. Dopamine (Intropin) : 26 outcomes 22 studies in 289 results : FDA 36 Generic
  3. Nitroprusside (Sodium Nitroprusside) : 21 outcomes 35 studies in 547 results : FDA 8 Generic
  4. Phenylephrine (Neo-Synephrine) : 21 outcomes 30 studies in 296 results : FDA 17 Generic
  5. Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline) : 18 outcomes 23 studies in 479 results : FDA 5 Generic
  6. Clonidine (ST 155) : 17 outcomes 25 studies in 391 results : FDA 55 Generic
  7. Vasopressins (Vasopressin) : 17 outcomes 25 studies in 284 results : IBA
  8. Oxygen : 16 outcomes 18 studies in 574 results : IBA
  9. Colloids (Colloid) : 15 outcomes 19 studies in 101 results : IBA
  10. Epinephrine (Adrenaline) : 15 outcomes 13 studies in 299 results : FDA 93 Generic
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Diseases Related to Hypotension

  1. Bradycardia
  2. Anoxia (Hypoxia)
  3. Shock
  4. Tachycardia (Tachyarrhythmias)
  5. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
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Key Therapies for Hypotension

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  1. Spinal Anesthesia : 36 outcomes 64 studies in 315 results
  2. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section) : 25 outcomes 65 studies in 273 results
  3. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis) : 21 outcomes 49 studies in 541 results
  4. Resuscitation : 15 outcomes 30 studies in 440 results
  5. Anesthesia : 11 outcomes 34 studies in 590 results
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