Acute orthostatic hypotension when starting dopamine agonists in Parkinson's disease.

@article{Kujawa2000AcuteOH,
  title={Acute orthostatic hypotension when starting dopamine agonists in Parkinson's disease.},
  author={K A Kujawa and S E Leurgans and R. Ramalakshmi Raman and Lucia M Blasucci and Christopher G{\"o}tz},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  year={2000},
  volume={57 10},
  pages={1461-3}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the frequency and severity of acute orthostatic hypotension (OH) in patients with Parkinson's disease who are starting dopamine agonist therapy. PATIENTS AND METHODS In the context of an outpatient clinical practice, 29 consecutive patients with Parkinson's disease who were starting dopamine agonist therapy were brought into the clinic for their first dose of agonist. After a baseline supine and standing blood pressure assessment, patients were given a test dose of either… CONTINUE READING