Disease Information for Drug Induced Syncope

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Pallor
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Carotid sinus syncope/sensitivity
Convulsions (grand mal)
Epilepsy
Seizure disorder (epilepsy)
Associated Disease & Complications
Vasomotor instability
Definition

Drug induced syncope often with first dose of antihypertensives especially alpha blockers centrally active cardura. also ganglionic blocker drugs in hypovolemic patient; classic is first dose of ace inhibitor to renal artery hypetension; long list of potential drugs mostly anti-hypertensives and nitrates with viagra like drugs

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