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Do people with cushing's syndrome have constricted pupils?

Do people with cushing's syndrome have constricted pupils?

Not likely : Cushing's does not really cause miosis (pupil constriction). There are many causes, but prominent are many drugs (opiods, anti-psychotics, razadone). ...Read more

Pupil (Definition)

The pupil is the opening in the iris inside of the eye though which light is focused on the retinal film at the back of the eye. The iris can open and close in response to light to vary the amount inside the eye. It is what looks red, in the ...Read more


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Can alcohol constrict pupils?

Can alcohol constrict pupils?

No: Other medications can cause miosis (pupillary constriction), such as narcotics, for example. ...Read more

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Does alcohol constrict pupils?

Does alcohol constrict pupils?

No: Your pupils appear bigger and slower, and your ability to focus and the redness of your eyes are also apparent. ...Read more

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Can the medication, namenda, (memantine) cause constricted pupils?

Can the medication, namenda, (memantine) cause constricted pupils?

Probably not: This is not one of the listed side effects. However, if you began having this problem when you started the medication, contact your doctor and discuss this with him/her. ...Read more

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My boyfriend says that he has constricted pupils as a permanent side effect of long term heroin use?

My boyfriend says that he has constricted pupils as a permanent side effect of long term heroin use?

Questionable : Pupillary construction or miosis is one of the few effects of opiates (including heroin) that individuals do not develop a tolerance to. In other words, the pinpoint pupils should revert to normal or dilate after once the effect of the drug is gone. ...Read more

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Does drinking alcohol constrict pupils?

Does drinking alcohol constrict pupils?

It can: Yes, drinking alcohol can constrict the pupils. Constriction of the pupils is called miosis. Opiate drugs tend to constrict the pupils more than alcohol. ...Read more

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Has Zoloft (sertraline) been known to cause constricted pupils?

No: This is not one of the listed side effects. However, each person's chemistry is unique. It is possible to have any side effect to a medication. ...Read more

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Is "anxiety" associated with a constricted pupil or a dilated pupil?

Is "anxiety" associated with a constricted pupil or a dilated pupil?

Neither unless : Severe, then should be dilated due to sympathetic , not parasympathetic, stimulation. ...Read more

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When will constricted pupils after cataract surgery go away?

When will constricted pupils after cataract surgery go away?

Depends: Cataract surgery involves the substitution of an artificial lens for the removed and cloudy natural lens. This causes the iris to recede backwards in the eye as the new lens is smaller. This creates a smaller pupil and that is the usual expectation. On your next visit with your cataract surgeon bring this up as perhaps there is some remedy or other cause in your case. ...Read more

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