Hypotension

White Matter Structural Changes ID'd in Children With T1DM

Low Blood Pressure Linked to Brain Atrophy

In patients with arterial disease, having a low baseline diastolic blood pressure is associated with greater brain atrophy, while declining blood pressure is associated with less brain atrophy.

RECALL: Phenylephrine HCl Injection Recall

American Regent is conducting a nationwide voluntary recall of Phenylephrine HCl Injection, USP, 1% (10mg/mL), 5mL vial (NDC#0517-0405-25, Lot # 0693, Exp Date: October, 2012).

FDA proposes withdrawal of midodrine HCl

The FDA has issued a Proposal to Withdraw Marketing Approval for ProAmatine (midodrine HCl, from Shire), used in the treatment of orthostatic hypotension, because required post-approval studies that verify the clinical benefit of the drug have not been done.