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Midodrine is a prodrug, i.e., the therapeutic effect of orally administered midodrine is due to the major metabolite desglymidodrine formed by deglycination of midodrine. Administration of midodrine results in a rise in standing, sitting, and supine systolic and diastolic blood pressure in patients with orthostatic hypotension of various etiologies. Standing systolic blood pressure is elevated by approximately 15 to 30 mmHg at 1 hour after a 10-mg dose of midodrine, with some effect persisting for 2 to 3 hours. Midodrine has no clinically significant effect on standing or supine pulse rates in patients with autonomic failure.

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Midodrine undergoes metabolism to form its pharmacologically active metabolite, desglymidodrine. Desglymidodrine acts as an agonist at the alpha1-adrenergic receptors expressed in the arteriolar and venous vasculature. Activation of alpha1-adrenergic receptor signaling pathways lead to an increase in the vascular tone and elevation of blood pressure. Desglymidodrine is reported to have negligible effect on the cardiac beta-adrenergic receptors.

Rapidly absorbed following oral administration. The peak plasma concentrations of the prodrug, desglymidodrine, is reached about half an hour following drug administration. The metabolites reach their peak plasma concentrations at about 1 to 2 hours following drug administration. The absolute bioavailability of midodrine (measured as desglymidodrine) is 93% and is not affected by food. As desglymidodrine displays poor diffusibility across the blood-brain barrier, it is expected to have minimal effects on the central nervous system.

Thorough metabolic studies have not been conducted, but it appears that deglycination of midodrine to desglymidodrine takes place in many tissues, and both compounds are metabolized in part by the liver.

Symptoms of overdose could include hypertension, piloerection (goosebumps), a sensation of coldness and urinary retention. The single doses that would be associated with symptoms of overdosage or would be potentially life- threatening are unknown. The oral LD50 is approximately 30 to 50 mg/kg in rats, 675 mg/kg in mice, and 125 to 160 mg/kg in dogs. Desglymidodrine is dialyzable.

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Background: Midodrine was effectively used for prophylaxis against hypotensive syndromes such as postural hypotension and intradialytic hypotension, and during the recovery phase of septic shock. In our study, we aimed to assess the efficacy of prophylactic administration of midodrine tablets before spinal anesthesia in reducing the occurrence of hypotension.

Methods: This randomized placebo-controlled study embraced 67 patients aged 18 to 40 years undergoing elective knee surgery under spinal anesthesia. Patients were randomized to midodrine group (given 10-mg tablets of midodrine) or placebo group (given placebo tablets), and tablets were administered 1 hour before spinal anesthesia (intrathecal injection of 12.5-mg 0.5% hyperbaric bupivacaine and 15-μg fentanyl). The primary outcome was the occurrence of hypotension, defined as a systolic blood pressure

Results: The number of patients who became hypotensive after spinal anesthesia was 5 (14.7%) in midodrine group versus 14 (42.4%) in the placebo group; relative risk (95% confidence interval) was 0.35 (0.14-0.85) ( P = .021). The median (interquartile range) total dose of ephedrine was significantly lower in midodrine group 0 (0-10) mg than in placebo group (0 (0-15) mg; the Hodges-Lehmann median difference (95% confidence interval) was 0 (0-5) mg ( P = .015). For MAP data, the group time interaction was significant ( P = .038), and the MAP was significantly lower in the placebo group than in the midodrine group after intrathecal injection at 2 minutes ( P = .047), 10 minutes ( P = .045), 15 minutes ( P

Conclusions: Prophylactic administration of 10-mg midodrine tablets before spinal anesthesia is an effective method in the prevention of hypotension in young adult patients undergoing elective orthopedic knee surgery.

Syncope, defined as a transitory loss of consciousness characterised by its rapid onset, short duration, and spontaneous complete recovery, is secondary to a wide ethiological group, such as the vasovagal origin triggered by an adrenergic discharge or orthostatism. The management of this entity includes both non-pharmacological measures and pharmacological treatment such as the use of midodrine, a peripherally acting alpha receptor agonist, used in the management of orthostatic hypotension, whose use has shown improvement in the symptoms of this condition. We present a clinical case of an 18-year-old woman, with a history of vasovagal syncope under treatment with midodrine and non-pharmacological measures for 6 months, who was admitted to the emergency department of a level IV care center due to an intentional intake of midodrine overdose. Upon admission, a hypertensive crisis with extreme bradycardia, and liver and kidney involvement were documented. Symptoms management was started with resolution of clinical and paraclinical alterations, and intervention by the mental health team.

The investigators enrolled 133 adults without orthostatic hypotension who had fainted at least twice (median = six times) in the past year and who did not have other known causes of syncope. Patients were randomized, concealed allocation unknown, to receive placebo or midodrine for one year. Treatment was started at 5 mg three times daily, during daylight hours, with the dosage increased up to 10 mg three times daily, if tolerated. Over one year, 58% of patients in the midodrine group were syncope-free compared with 39% in the placebo group (number needed to treat = 5). Midodrine was associated with a longer time to first recurrence of syncope (P = .035). In the subset of participants who had at least one syncope episode during the study, the rates were similar between treatments (i.e., 3.6 to 3.8 episodes per year).

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Midodrine may cause supine hypertension (high blood pressure that occurs when lying flat on your back). This medication should only be used by people whose low blood pressure severely limits their ability to perform daily activities and who could not be treated successfully with other therapies. Tell your doctor if you have or have ever had high blood pressure. Tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are taking dihydroergotamine (DHE, Migranal). Also tell your doctor and pharmacist what other prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking, including ephedrine, phenylephrine, phenylpropanolamine, and pseudoephedrine. Many nonprescription products contain these medications (e.g. diet pills and medications for cough and colds), so check labels carefully. If you experience any of the following symptoms, stop taking midodrine and call your doctor immediately: awareness of your heartbeat, pounding in your ears, headache, or blurred vision. After beginning treatment, your doctor may tell you to continue taking midodrine only if you have significant improvement in your symptoms. Talk to your doctor about how you are feeling while taking this medication.

Midodrine comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken three times a day during the daytime hours (such as morning, midday, and late afternoon [before 6PM]) with doses spaced at least 3 hours apart. Take the last daily dose of midodrine before an evening meal and at least 4 hours before bedtime. Take midodrine at around the same times every day. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully, and ask your doctor or pharmacist to explain any part you do not understand. Take midodrine exactly as directed. Do not take more or less of it or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor.

Take midodrine during daytime hours when you need to be upright. Avoid taking a dose when you will be lying down for any length of time. Also talk to your doctor about how to position yourself when you are lying down. Your doctor may tell you to raise the head of your bed when resting or sleeping.

If you experience a serious side effect, you or your doctor may send a report to the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online ( ) or by phone (1-800-332-1088).

In case of overdose, call the poison control helpline at 1-800-222-1222. Information is also available online at If the victim has collapsed, had a seizure, has trouble breathing, or can't be awakened, immediately call emergency services at 911.

When taken orally as directed, Amatine or generic Midodrine is converted into desglymidodrine, its active form. Desglymidodrine is an alpha-1 agonist that works by activating the alpha-adrenergic receptors in the arteries and veins, causing them to constrict and increasing blood pressure as blood is forced through the narrowed arteries and veins. The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product. 041b061a72


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