Midodrine for Treatment of Vasovagal Syncope

  • D. G. Benditt
  • L. Wilbert
  • G. Fahy
  • S. Sakaguchi
  • K. G. Lurie
  • N. Samniah
Conference paper


Most vasovagal fainters who seek medical attention require no more than the reassurance that their physician understands the basis of their symptoms, and education regarding both the nature of the problem and techniques which may avert recurrences. However, when spells are frequent, or are associated with physical injury, or threaten to compromise occupational status, prophylactic treatment measures become a consideration. Unfortunately, the optimum treatment approach remains uncertain.


Cardiac Pace Vasovagal Syncope Unexplained Syncope Neurocardiogenic Syncope Upright Tilt 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. G. Benditt
    • 1
  • L. Wilbert
    • 1
  • G. Fahy
    • 1
  • S. Sakaguchi
    • 1
  • K. G. Lurie
    • 1
  • N. Samniah
    • 1
  1. 1.Cardiac Arrhythmia CenterUniversity of Minnesota Medical SchoolMinneapolisUSA

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