Definitions

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  • n. The act of standing upright, commonly used as another term for orthostatic hypotension.

Etymologies

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ortho- + stasis

Examples

  • Flomax (like other drugs in its same class, called alpha blockers) can cause orthostasis (a fall in blood pressure upon standing) and dizziness.

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  • Additionally, the drug labeling for Flomax clearly states in the warning section* the following: The signs and symptoms of orthostasis postural hypotension, dizziness and vertigo were detected more frequently in FLOMAX capsule-treated patients than in placebo recipients.

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  • I predict on pulse change because I am betting that he will have orthostasis (because of his history) secondary to autonomic dysfunction (because of his diabetes).

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  • Intolerance to initial orthostasis relates to systolic BP changes in elders.

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  • History of orthostasis or orthostatic changes noted in exam

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  • Additionally, the drug labeling for Flomax clearly states in the warning section* the following: "The signs and symptoms of orthostasis (postural hypotension, dizziness and vertigo) were detected more frequently in FLOMAX capsule-treated patients than in placebo recipients.

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