Which medications in the drug class Vasopressors are used in the treatment of Idiopathic Orthostatic Hypotension and other Autonomic Failure Syndromes?

Updated: Oct 21, 2018
  • Author: Mohini Gurme, MD; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Vasopressors

These agents augment both coronary and cerebral blood flow that occurs during the low flow state associated idiopathic hypotension.

Desmopressin (DDAVP, Stimate)

Increases cellular permeability of collecting ducts, resulting in reabsorption of water by kidneys. Helpful for symptoms of nocturia.


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