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Midodrine-induced vascular ischemia in a hemodialysis patient: a case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18791956     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Midodrine is an alpha-agonist that causes peripheral vasoconstriction, resulting in increased blood pressure. It has been reported to be safe and effective in patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) and is widely used for hemodialysis-associated hypotension. We report a case report of midodrine-induced ischemia in a patient on hemodialysis and review the literature relating to the safety of midodrine in patients with end stage renal disease.
Sofia Rubinstein; Moshe Haimov; Michael J Ross
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Renal failure     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1525-6049     ISO Abbreviation:  Ren Fail     Publication Date:  2008  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-09-15     Completed Date:  2009-02-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8701128     Medline TA:  Ren Fail     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  808-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, New York, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adrenergic alpha-Agonists / adverse effects*
Ischemia / chemically induced*
Kidney Failure, Chronic / therapy*
Leg / blood supply*
Middle Aged
Midodrine / adverse effects*
Renal Dialysis*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Adrenergic alpha-Agonists; 42794-76-3/Midodrine

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