Midodrine improves chronic hypotension in hemodialysis patients.

@article{Lin2003MidodrineIC,
  title={Midodrine improves chronic hypotension in hemodialysis patients.},
  author={Yuh-Feng Lin and J Wang and J. -C. Denq and Shih-Hua Lin},
  journal={The American journal of the medical sciences},
  year={2003},
  volume={325 5},
  pages={256-61}
}
BACKGROUND The effects of midodrine on chronic hypotension in hemodialysis (HD) patients have not been well investigated. METHODS We evaluated midodrine's effect on autonomic function and hemodynamics in 12 HD patients who had chronic systolic blood pressure less than 100 mm Hg. Midodrine (5.0 mg) twice a day was given for 4 weeks. Another 12 age- and sex… CONTINUE READING