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09:09 Oct 19, 2007
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German to English translations [PRO]
Medical - Medical: Pharmaceuticals
German term or phrase: OH+
This is a doctor's answer to the question of which drugs he has prescribed for the patient in question:
"OH+, Metoprolol, Euthyrox"
Metoprolol is, I believe, a betablocker, and Euthyrox a supply of thyroxine, but what is OH+ in this context? (Not an ion...)
monbuckland
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:30
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Summary of answers provided
3orthostatic hypotension positive
Veronica Prpic Uhing


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1 day4 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
orthostatic hypotension positive


Explanation:
OH+ , OH-

http://ageing.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/27/5/551.pdf

a large decrease in blood pressure upon standing; may result in fainting
http://wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=orthostatic hypote...


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Note added at 1 day4 hrs (2007-10-20 13:31:56 GMT)
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Obviously, the above is condition not a medicine
Perhaps it is a treatment with oxygen radical scavengers
e.a
http://www.springerlink.com/content/u3847q16t462k081/


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Note added at 1 day4 hrs (2007-10-20 13:40:54 GMT)
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or one ot the treatments of OH+

http://www.dizziness-and-balance.com/disorders/medical/ortho...

Veronica Prpic Uhing
United States
Local time: 14:30
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Native speaker of: Croatian
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