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Can people with acute narrow-angle glaucoma take xanax (alprazolam)?

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Dr. Paul Holmwood
Ophthalmology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes and no

After a thorough eye exam with gonioscopy, it my be determined by your ophthalmologist that a prophylactic laser iridotomy will free you to use medications that otherwise would be contraindicated with a narrow angle.

In brief: Yes and no

After a thorough eye exam with gonioscopy, it my be determined by your ophthalmologist that a prophylactic laser iridotomy will free you to use medications that otherwise would be contraindicated with a narrow angle.
Dr. Paul Holmwood
Dr. Paul Holmwood
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Dr. David Kira
Ophthalmology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Xanax (alprazolam) is contraindicated in patients with a history of an acute angle-closure event.

In brief: No

Xanax (alprazolam) is contraindicated in patients with a history of an acute angle-closure event.
Dr. David Kira
Dr. David Kira
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