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WICHTEG: WEI DËS INFORMATIOUN BENOTZT: Dëst ass e Resumé an huet NET all méiglech Informatioun iwwer dëst Produkt. Dës Informatioun assuréiert net datt dëst Produkt sécher, effektiv oder passend fir Iech ass. Dës Informatioun ass keng individuell medizinesch Berodung an ersetzt net de Berodung vun Ärem Gesondheetsspezialist. Frot ëmmer Äre Gesondheetsspezialist fir komplett Informatioun iwwer dëst Produkt an Är spezifesch Gesondheetsbedürfnisser.

  • MIDODRINE – ORAL (MY-doh-dreen)

OPGEPASST: Midodrine should only be used in carefully selected patients. When you are lying on your back, this medication causes a significant increase in blood pressure. Your blood pressure will be monitored carefully during treatment.

BENOTZT: This medication is used for certain patients who have symptoms of low blood pressure when standing. This condition is also known as orthostatic hypotension. Midodrine is used in people whose daily activities are severely affected by this condition, even after other treatments are used (e.g., support stockings). It is known as a sympathomimetic (alpha receptor agonist) that acts on the blood vessels to raise blood pressure.


  • Huelt

    Take this medication by mouth with or without food, usually 3 times daily with at least 4 hours between doses or as directed by your doctor. Follow all your doctor’s instructions carefully. This drug is taken during daytime hours, when people stand most often. This medicine should not be taken after the evening meal or less than 4 hours before bedtime. Taking your dose is not recommended if you plan to lie down for a long time afterward (e.g., taking a nap).

  • Doséierung

    Dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. Usually, your doctor will start you at a low dose and gradually increase your dose in order to reduce side effects. Do not increase your dose or take it more frequently than prescribed.

  • Benotzt dëst Medikament regelméisseg

    Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same times each day.

  • Dokter

    Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. This drug should be continued only in those people whose symptoms improve during treatment.


Skin tingling, chills, “goose bumps,” stomach pain, or urinary problems (strong/frequent urge to urinate, frequent urination, trouble urinating) may occur. Less common side effects include dry mouth, dizziness, drowsiness, trouble sleeping, or leg cramps. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

Denkt drun datt Ären Dokter dëst Medikament verschriwwen huet well hien oder hatt beurteelt huet datt de Virdeel fir Iech méi grouss ass wéi de Risiko vun Nebenwirkungen. Vill Leit, déi dëst Medikament benotzen, hunn keng sérieux Nebenwirkungen.

This medication can cause your blood pressure to increase, especially when you are lying down (supine hypertension). Stop taking midodrine and contact your doctor immediately if you experience the following signs of supine hypertension: pounding heartbeat, pounding in the ears, headache, blurred vision.

Tell your doctor immediately if any of these unlikely but serious side effects occur: slow heartbeat, unusual feeling in the chest, fainting, pressure/fullness in the head, confusion, anxiety, weakness, vision problems.

Eng ganz sérieux allergesch Reaktioun op dëst Medikament ass selten. Wéi och ëmmer, sicht direkt medizinesch Opmierksamkeet wann Dir Symptomer vun enger schlëmmer allergescher Reaktioun bemierkt, dorënner: Ausschlag, Jucken / Schwellungen (besonnesch vum Gesiicht / Zong / Hals), schwéier Schwindel, Otemschwieregkeeten.

Dëst ass net eng komplett Lëscht vu méigleche Nebenwirkungen. Wann Dir aner Effekter bemierkt, déi net uewen opgezielt sinn, kontaktéiert Ären Dokter oder Apdikter.

A Groussbritannien - Rufft Ären Dokter fir medizinesch Berodung iwwer Nebenwirkungen.

A Groussbritannien - Rufft Ären Dokter fir medizinesch Berodung iwwer Nebenwirkungen.


Before taking midodrine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.

  • This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have: high blood pressure, pheochromocytoma, thyroid disease (severe hyperthyroidism), severe difficulty urinating (due to urinary retention or an enlarged prostate).
  • Before using this drug, tell your doctor your entire medical history, including: heart disease, liver disease, kidney disease, diabetes.
  • Get up slowly to reduce dizziness when rising from a sitting or lying position. Also, limit your intake of alcoholic beverages, which will worsen this effect.
  • This drug may rarely make you dizzy or drowsy or cause blurred vision. Do not drive, use machinery, or do any activity that requires alertness or clear vision until you are sure you can perform such activities safely.
  • Ier Dir Chirurgie hutt, sot Ären Dokter oder Zänndokter datt Dir dëst Medikament hëlt.
  • This medication is not recommended for use during pregnancy. It may harm an unborn baby. If you become pregnant or think you may be pregnant, tell your doctor immediately. Consult your doctor for more details.

Et ass onbekannt ob dëst Medikament an d'Muttermëllech passéiert. Consultéiert Ären Dokter virum Stillen.


Drogeninteraktiounen kënnen änneren wéi Är Medikamenter funktionnéieren oder Äert Risiko fir sérieux Nebenwirkungen erhéijen. Dëst Dokument enthält net all méiglech Drogeninteraktiounen. Halt eng Lëscht vun all de Produkter déi Dir benotzt (inklusiv Rezept / Net-Rezept-Drogen a Kraiderprodukter) an deelt se mat Ärem Dokter an Apdikter. Fänkt net un, stoppt oder ännert d'Dosis vun all Medikamenter net ouni d'Zoustëmmung vun Ärem Dokter.

Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: adrenaline-like drugs (e.g., ephedrine, phenylephrine, pseudoephedrine), alpha blockers (e.g., doxazosin, prazosin, terazosin), beta-blockers (e.g., atenolol, metoprolol), digoxin, ergot alkaloids (e.g., dihydroergotamine, ergotamine), drugs to control high blood pressure, psychiatric medications (especially certain antidepressants and antipsychotic drugs).

If you are also taking fludrocortisone for low blood pressure when standing, be sure to regularly monitor your blood pressure, especially when you are lying down. You will be at a greater risk for developing supine hypertension while using these 2 drugs together. (See also Side Effects section.)

Check the labels on all your medicines (such as cough-and-cold products, diet aids, NSAIDs such as ibuprofen, naproxen) because they may contain ingredients that could increase your blood pressure. Ask your pharmacist for more details.


If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately. United Kingdom residents can call a provincial poison control center. Symptoms of overdose may include “goose bumps,” difficulty urinating, feeling cold.

NOTIZEN: Deelt dës Medikamenter net mat aneren.

Blood pressure checks (lying, sitting, and standing) should be routinely taken. Share the results with your doctor. (See also Side Effects section.)

You may lessen high blood pressure while lying down by sleeping with the head of the bed lifted up.

Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g., kidney function, liver function) should be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.


Wann Dir eng Dosis verpasst, huelt se soubal Dir Iech erënnert. Wann et no der Zäit vun der nächster Dosis ass, sprangen déi verpasst Dosis iwwer a fuerdert Ären üblechen Doséierungsplang. Verduebelt d'Dosis net fir z'erreechen.


Store at room temperature at 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Brief storage between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) is permitted. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.

Spülen d'Medikamenter net an d'Toilette oder schëdden se an en Drain, ausser et gëtt gesot. Gitt dëst Produkt richteg ewech wann et ofgelaf ass oder net méi gebraucht gëtt. Consultéiert Ären Apdikter oder lokal Offallentsuergungsfirma fir méi Detailer iwwer wéi Dir Äert Produkt sécher entsuergt.

Information last revised October 2013. Copyright(c) 2013 First Databank, Inc.