GLAUCOMA DRUGS

GLAUCOMA INTRAOCULAR PRESSURE INCREASES...... CAUSES :- 1) HIGH AQUEOUS HUMOUR PRODUCTION .... 2) DEFICIENT IN DRAINAGE .... DRUGS FOR DECREASING AQ.HUMOR PRODUCTION CILIARY ARTERY BLOOD FLOW DECREASING AGENTS 1) ALPHA stimulator alpha 1 stimulator ADRENALINE DIPIVEFRINE APRACLONIDINE BRIMOLIDINE S/E Adrenaline - CONJUNCTIVA PIGMENTATION (BLACK) Apraclonidine - LID Retraction . Brimolidine - brain suppression. 2)BETA BLOCKER TIMOLOL CARTEOLOL BETAXOLOL - Use in Asthma S/E Systemic Side effects A - Asthma B - Av block C - CHF D - DM hypoglycemia masking 3) CARBONIC ANHYDRASE INH ACETOZOLAMIDE DORZOLAMIDE - CHILDREN *CLOSED ANGLE GLAUCOMA USED.... DRUGS INCREASES DRAINAGE OF AQ.HUMOR A) TUBERCULAR FLOW INCREASING DRUGS :- a) MITOTICS Cholinergic agent PILOCARPINE Acetyl cholinergic Inh PHYSIOSTIGAMINE AND ECHOTHIOPHATE S/e: retinal retraction cataract space of accomodation b)Rho Kinase NETARSUDIL S/e Cornea Verticillata B)UVEOSCLERAL OUTFLOW INCREASING AGENT MMP INCREASE A) PGF2 ALPHA LATANOPROST TRAVOPROST TAFLUPROST DOC - Primary Open Angle Glaucoma

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Informative and educative post.

Thanks Dr Dinesh Gupta
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Thank you doctor
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