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Vasovagal Syncope Summary

Description: Loss of consciousness due to a reduction in blood pressure that is associated with an increase in vagal tone and peripheral vasodilation.

Also Known As: Syncope, Vasovagal; Neurally Mediated Faint; Syncope, Cerebral; Syncope, Malignant Neurocardiogenic; Syncope, Supine Show All >>

Networked: 349 relevant articles (57 outcomes, 67 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Vasovagal Syncope

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Midodrine (Midon) : 9 outcomes 6 studies in 28 results : FDA 7 Generic
  2. Atenolol (Tenormin) : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 9 results : FDA 46 Generic
  3. Metoprolol (Lopressor) : 4 outcomes 7 studies in 16 results : FDA 37 Generic
  4. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine) : 4 outcomes 4 studies in 9 results : IBA
  5. Propranolol (Inderal) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 9 results : FDA 158 Generic
  6. Sertraline (Zoloft) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 4 results : FDA 32 Generic
  7. Pindolol (LB 46) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 3 results : FDA 14 Generic
  8. Adrenergic Antagonists (Antiadrenergic Agents) : 3 outcomes in 3 results : IBA
  9. Nitroglycerin (Dynamite) : 2 outcomes 4 studies in 16 results : FDA 53 Generic
  10. Paroxetine (Paxil) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 5 results : FDA 17 Generic
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Diseases Related to Vasovagal Syncope

  1. Syncope (Fainting)
  2. Orthostatic Hypotension (Postural Hypotension)
  3. Atrioventricular Block
  4. Bradycardia
  5. Heart Arrest (Cardiac Arrest)
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Key Therapies for Vasovagal Syncope

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  1. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 6 outcomes 3 studies in 16 results
  2. Fluid Therapy (Oral Rehydration Therapy) : 2 outcomes in 2 results
  3. Lower Body Negative Pressure : 1 outcome in 13 results
  4. Catheters : 1 outcome in 4 results
  5. Radiotherapy : 1 outcome in 1 result
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