OPHTHALMOLOGY

1 Principles of therapy

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Part 1 Principles of therapy Focke Ziemssen MD, Manfred Zierhut MD Pharmacodynamics “Pharmacodynamics” can be defined as the quantitative relationship between the observed tissue concentration of the active drug and…

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7. Hormones and agents affecting hormonal mechanisms

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Systemic administration Certain 1. Blurred vision 2. Eyelids or conjunctiva a. Erythema b. Conjunctivitis – nonspecific c. Edema d. Urticaria 3. Visual hallucinations Probable 1. Aggravate keratoconjunctivitis sicca Conditional/unclassified 1….

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4. Agents used in anesthesia

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Generic Name: Naproxen. Fincham JE. Exacerbation of glaucoma in an elderly female taking naproxen sodium: a case report. J Geriatr Drug Ther. 1989;3:139–143. Fraunfelder FT. Interim report: National Registry of…

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5. Gastrointestinal agents

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Generic Name: Naproxen. Fincham JE. Exacerbation of glaucoma in an elderly female taking naproxen sodium: a case report. J Geriatr Drug Ther. 1989;3:139–143. Fraunfelder FT. Interim report: National Registry of…

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7 Drug-induced ocular side effects

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Part 7 Drug-induced ocular side effects Section 1. Anti-infectives Class: Amebicides Generic Names: 1. Broxyquinoline; 2. diiodohydroxyquinoline (iodoquinol). Proprietary Names: 1. Starogyn; 2. Sebaquin, Yodoxin. Primary use These amebicidal agents…

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6. Cardiac, vascular and renal agents

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Possible aggravated keratoconjunctivitis sicca Possible 1. Eyelids or conjunctiva a. Exfoliative dermatitis b. Contact dermatitis Topical – glycopyrrolate cream Probable 1. Mydriasis 2. Decreased accommodation Local ophthalmic use or exposure…

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Antirheumatic Agents

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Systemic administration Certain 1. Reduction or inhibition of fibrosis a. Delays wound healing b. Enhances filtration surgery success Probable 1. Inhibition of mitosis and migration of epithelial cells with delayed…

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