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Pharmacological Treatments for AD

Non-pharmacological treatments are not relieving Mr. CM’s AD with blood pressure remaining elevated above 150 mm Hg systolic.

What pharmacological treatments are available to treat autonomic dysreflexia once it has developed?
(see figure 6 for location of action of AD pharmacological treatments)
1. Nifedipine (Adalat, Procardia)
2. Nitrates (Nitroglycerine, Depo-Nit, Nitrostat, Nitrol, Nitro-Bid)
3. Captopril
4. Terazosin
5. Prazosin (MinipressPhenoxybenzamine (Dibenzyline)
6. Prostaglandin E2
7. Sildanefil (Viagra)
8. Other Pharmacological Agents Tested for Management of AD

For more information please see: Pharmacological Treatments of Autonomic Dysreflexia 

Figure 6. Anatomical diagram of location of action for pharmacological treatments for Autonomic Dysreflexia.