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is singulair safe for glaucoma patients

A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nick Debnath
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Not common sideffect: Trouble swallowing is not one of the common adverse effects from singulair (montelukast). May be a coincidence.

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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
May be doage issue:: Combining an H1 & H2 blocker together usually works. But hydroxyzine becomes an H1 blocker, so it is redundant. But the most potent H1 and H2 rec ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No risk: If you have been diagnosed with glaucoma, then all of the systemic allergy medications will not cause a problem. Any disclaimers relate to the uncomm ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Talk to your eye doc: There does not appear to be a problem, depending on other medicines you are taking, which may interact with it. But there have been no good studies ab ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Siranush Cholakian
33 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Don't know any contra indications for that. Best, Siranush Cholakian MD
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
A variety: The surgery is defined by its invasiveness and need for control, usually after eye drops have been ineffective. Laser treatment can increase the fluid ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Lower pressure: Glaucoma is a problem with internal eye pressure. Studies show that about 40% who use marijuana will experience a lowering of the pressure and so it ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Caspe
39 years experience Family Medicine
No: The defects occur after the increase pressure in your eye causes permanent damage to your vision. Usually you lose the peripheral vision. When it is ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amin Ashrafzadeh
23 years experience Ophthalmology
Good question!: Glaucoma is a progressive optic neuropathy. What that means, is that it continues to get worse and cause more loss of vision. The visual field defec ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Regular tension?: Do you mean those with regular (normal ) tension and no glaucoma vs. Normal tension glaucoma. All glaucomas progress at variable rates depending upon ... Read More
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