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orthrostatic hypotension

Manpreet Singh, Paul A LeLorier, Murat M Celebi, D Luke Glancy
A 90-year-old man with a history of high blood pressure, a cerebrovascular accident without focal residua, dementia, and stage 3 chronic kidney disease went to the emergency department because of dizziness and near syncope. His medications were aspirin 81 mg qd, clopidogrel 75 mg qod, escitalopram oxalate 10 mg qd, quetiapine fumarate 25 mg qd, and memantine hydrochloride 10 mg qd. He had orthrostatic hypotension with supine blood pressure of 173/77 mmHg falling to 116/68 on standing, while pulse increased from 66 to 84 beats/min...
March 2014: Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society: Official Organ of the Louisiana State Medical Society
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