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Pyridostigmine for treatment of neurogenic orthostatic hypertension

A follow-up survey study


We report the result of a follow-up, open-label study of pyridostigmine for treatment of orthostatic hypotension. Aim of the study was to evaluate self-reported efficacy and patients’ satisfaction with the medication. Most patients were very satisfied with the medication and chose to continue it.

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Correspondence to Paola Sandroni.

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This study was supported in part from grants from the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD: 5 K23 RR15537 (Dr. Sandroni), NS3 2352, NS4 4233 NS4 3364 (Dr. Low), and Mayo GCRC grant M01-RR00585

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Sandroni, P., Opfer-Gehrking, T.L., Singer, W. et al. Pyridostigmine for treatment of neurogenic orthostatic hypertension. Clin Auton Res 15, 51–53 (2005).

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  • orthostatic hypotension
  • pyridostigmine