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Why is diphenhydramine contraindicated in narrow angle glaucoma?

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: It can increase IOP

http://answers.yahoo.
com/question/index?qid=20090328145710aa3jfbq it has anti-cholinergic properties that can cause intra-ocular pressure in the eye to increase, due to obstruction of the normal flow of fluid out of the eye. The link above explains it in more detail.

In brief: It can increase IOP

http://answers.yahoo.
com/question/index?qid=20090328145710aa3jfbq it has anti-cholinergic properties that can cause intra-ocular pressure in the eye to increase, due to obstruction of the normal flow of fluid out of the eye. The link above explains it in more detail.
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