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Orthostatic Hypotension (Postural Hypotension)

A significant drop in BLOOD PRESSURE after assuming a standing position. Orthostatic hypotension is a finding, and defined as a 20-mm Hg decrease in systolic pressure or a 10-mm Hg decrease in diastolic pressure 3 minutes after the person has risen from supine to standing. Symptoms generally include DIZZINESS, blurred vision, and SYNCOPE.
Also Known As:
Postural Hypotension; Hypotension, Orthostatic; Hypotension, Postural
Networked: 2010 relevant articles (115 outcomes, 172 trials/studies)

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Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
2. Dizziness (Lightheadedness)
3. Anemia
4. Nausea
5. Hypotension (Low Blood Pressure)

Experts

1. Goldstein, David S: 31 articles (11/2015 - 11/2002)
2. Holmes, Courtney: 16 articles (11/2015 - 06/2003)
3. Low, Phillip A: 15 articles (07/2015 - 10/2002)
4. Sharabi, Yehonatan: 13 articles (11/2015 - 08/2003)
5. Biaggioni, Italo: 13 articles (07/2015 - 07/2003)
6. Fedorowski, Artur: 12 articles (08/2015 - 05/2009)
7. Kenny, Rose Anne: 11 articles (12/2015 - 09/2003)
8. Robertson, David: 11 articles (07/2015 - 11/2002)
9. Melander, Olle: 10 articles (08/2015 - 05/2009)
10. Mathias, Christopher J: 9 articles (01/2015 - 11/2004)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Orthostatic Hypotension:
1. Midodrine (Midon)FDA LinkGeneric
2. FludrocortisoneIBA
3. DroxidopaIBA
4. Norepinephrine (Noradrenaline)FDA LinkGeneric
5. ErythropoietinFDA Link
6. hydroxide ionIBA
7. Levodopa (L Dopa)FDA LinkGeneric
8. Yohimbine (Yocon)IBA
9. SodiumIBA
10. Octreotide (Sandostatin)FDA LinkGeneric

Therapies and Procedures

1. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
2. Deep Brain Stimulation
3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
4. Bed Rest (Bedrest)
5. Lower Body Negative Pressure