Treatment of Disorders Involving the Autonomic Nervous System
Autonomic failure occurs as a result of preganglionic or postganglionic autonomic neuropathy, or where there is an extensive defect in the central segment of autonomic reflexes, as in tetraplegia, or (rarely) in failure of the sensory limb of the buffer reflexes. Different diseases affect different parts of the autonomic system, resulting in different patterns of autonomic failure. Autonomic defects that are asymptomatic and detectable only by tests are not usually worth treating.
KeywordsIndomethacin Imipramine Amitriptyline Metoclopramide Prazosin
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