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Midodrine



Midodrine
Systematic (IUPAC) name
2-amino-N-[2-(2,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-2-hydroxy-ethyl]-acetamide
Identifiers
CAS number 133163-28-7
ATC code C01CA17
PubChem 4195
DrugBank APRD01116
Chemical data
Formula C12H18N2O4 
Mol. mass 254.282 g/mol
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Midodrine is an alpha-sympathomimetic drug. It is used to treat hepatorenal syndrome and orthostatic hypotension.It is not given before bedtime to avoid supine hypertension; the last dose of midodrine should be taken at least 3 to 4 hours before bedtime.

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