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Lightheaded with Standing

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Many medications cause lightheadedness with standing. Even if a medication is not the primary cause, it may be a significant contributor.

Types of medications that most often cause postural hypotension and lightheadedness with standing include:

- Blood pressure medicines

- Beta blockers

- Calcium channel blockers

- Diuretics (water pills)

- Nitroglycerin and other nitrates

- Tricyclic antidepressants

Do you take any of the above medications?

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