Midodrine hydrochloride and the treatment of orthostatic hypotension in tetraplegia: two cases and a review of the literature.Spinal Cord. 2000 Feb; 38(2):109-11.SC
A report of two cases of orthostatic hypotension in acute tetraplegia that were resistant to classic treatment interventions.
To discuss the use of midodrine hydrochloride for the treatment of orthostatic hypotension in early tetraplegia.
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Presentation of two cases.
Midodrine hydrochloride successfully treated two cases of orthostatic hypotension that had been refractory to classic treatment interventions.
Midodrine hydrochloride should be included in the armamentarium of the physician treating orthostatic hypotension in spinal cord injury.