Active Ingredient(s): Midodrine
FDA Approved: * November 3, 2004
Pharm Company: * UPSHER SMITH
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Orvaten Overview

Midodrine is a vasopressor/antihypotensive agent. Midodrine was approved in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1996 for the treatment of dysautonomia and orthostatic hypotension. In August 2010, the FDA proposed withdrawing this approval because the manufacturer, Shire plc, failed to complete required studies after the medicine reached the market.[1][2] In September 2010, the FDA reversed its decision to remove midodrine from the m...

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white,oblong,no score marks,elderly aunt was going to take for pain,need to know what it is. ## This is actually a 10 mg Orvaten (Midodrine) which is used to treat low blood pressure in someone who has symptoms such as dizziness when going from a sitting to a standing position. ## This tablet contains 750mgs of Potassium, it is used to treat low potassium levels in the body, which can cause muscle cramping, as well as heart, and blood pressure issues. NDC: 00093-5310 Its most common side effects is stomach irritation, and nausea, so it should not be taken on an empty stomach. Is there anything else I can help with?


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Tablet: 10mg, 2.5mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

Other drugs which contain Midodrine or a similar ingredient: (2 results)