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can you take nac if you have glaucoma

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Dr. George Yang
27 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Clarithromtcin is typically safe with glaucoma.
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: This will have no interaction with glaucoma under treatment.

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Dr. Karen Butler
21 years experience Family Medicine
Good question?: Your eye care is very important. Go to the eye doctor and have an exam. They will measure your eye pressure if to high you will be prescribed special ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
No limits: If you father is taking medication to treat glaucoma, then he has most likely had a diagnosis of open angle glaucoma (oag). There are no limits to ot ... Read More
Dr. Constance Okeke
21 years experience Ophthalmology
Depends: on what kind of glaucoma your father has: narrow vs open angle glaucoma. Many over the counter and prescription meds have components that can affect n ... Read More
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A 74-year-old member asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Better avoid: Unless really needed, especially with open angle glaucoma. The same for all first generation antihistamines as diphenhydramine (benadryl&# ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Chang
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Yes: If you have been told that you have narrow angle, then you may want to be cautious and check with your eyecare specialist.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tim Conrad
34 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: There is no problem with Allegra (fexofenadine) or other antihistamines when you have glaucoma.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bud Kurwa
Dr. Bud Kurwa answered
Specializes in Ophthalmology
Not easy to tell: Juvnile glaucoma is form that occurs in young people. Hopefully it is diagnosed and treated promptly. There is no set period of time for vision loss t ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Zioptan is safe: Zioptan is another addition to a successful class of antiglaucoma medications with a very favorable safety profile. Most anti-glaucoma medications lo ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Few: With narrow angles, if you are in a darkened room and have circulating any drug with sympathetic nerve effect (adrenalin like), then you could have an ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sheron Marshall
25 years experience Ophthalmology
The next visit: When treatment is started, we usually see patients 6-8 weeks later to check pressure, then typically every 3-4 months. Eye pressure gives some indicat ... Read More
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