Orthostatic hypotension drug midodrine to be launched
Bramox will be the first licensed product in the UK available specifically for the treatment of severe orthostatic hypotension caused by autonomic dysfunction when corrective factors have been ruled out and alternative treatments prove inadequate.
The Pharmaceutical Journal - Fri, 24 Jul 2015 05:11

Orthostatic hypotension may raise risk for death, poor CV outcomes
Fabrizio Ricci, MD, from the institute of cardiology at G. D'Annunzio University, Chieti, Italy, and colleagues reported data that indicate the occurrence of orthostatic hypotension was associated with increased risk for all-cause death (RR = 1.5; 95 ...
Healio - Fri, 10 Jul 2015 09:18

FDA Approves Deltoid Injection Site for Abilify Maintena® (aripiprazole) for ...
Orthostatic Hypotension: Aripiprazole may cause orthostatic hypotension. Abilify Maintena should be used with caution in patients with known cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, or conditions which would predispose them to hypotension.
Business Wire (press release) - Thu, 30 Jul 2015 09:30

Haddam fire: Heat exhaustion could lead to heat stroke in high temps
Specifically, orthostatic hypotension tends to affect people older than 65, often triggered by standing up too quickly, but also by dehydration. The heart is supposed to beat faster and narrow your blood vessels as a counter-measure to stabilize blood ...
Middletown Press - Tue, 28 Jul 2015 12:18

Non-motor Symptoms
Horacio Kaufmann of the NYU Langone Medical Center reviewed these symptoms, focusing on the cardiovascular autonomic nervous system, which is of particular interest because up to 58% of Parkinson's patients experience orthostatic hypotension.
The New York Academy of Sciences - Tue, 14 Jul 2015 14:33

Professional Opinion: What causes fuzzy vision when I stand up quickly?
If your blood pressure drops abnormally when sitting or standing then you could have "orthostatic hypotension." This typically lasts for minutes, not just a second. Causes of orthostatic hypotension include age, medications -- especially blood pressure ...
The State - Mon, 20 Jul 2015 19:44

Heart Failure Patients Now Have Expanded Therapy Options And Unique Pacing ...
Orthostatic hypotension occurs in 30-50 percent of elderly patients with disease or medication risk factors and is associated with falls, syncope and hospitalization. The CLEAR study shows a 75 percent reduction in the prevalence of orthostatic ...
Med Device Online (press release) - Wed, 22 Jul 2015 02:57

Oregon-made heart device that prevents falls gets first human test
Portland Business Journal (blog) - Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:48

BIOTRONIK CRT-D device successfully implanted on heart failure patients in the US
Financial Express - Tue, 21 Jul 2015 23:39

Legal pot would require heavy regulation
And regarding harm, research studies have shown that marijuana can cause an increase in heart rate, a mild increase in blood pressure, orthostatic hypotension (drop in blood pressure upon standing up) and respiratory issues. Other studies have ...
Columbus Dispatch - Wed, 22 Jul 2015 02:33

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